Register as an NWT Marriage Commissioner / License Issuer / Registered Cleric

Last modified: 
Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:22

Eligibility

Marriage Commissioner / Temporary Marriage Commissioner

  • Must be 19 years or older
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must provide reason for requesting appointment

If you are a non-NWT-resident, you can only request for a Temporary appointment. You must provide the date of the wedding in order to receive a Temporary Appointment.

Registered Cleric / Temporary Registered Cleric

  • Must be ordained by the church
  • Church must be registered and recognized within the NWT
  • Support letter required from the church

When submitting the application, please provide:

  • a copy of Ordination papers;
  • letter of support from the church; and
  • incorporation documents from the church, if new or not already incorporated in the NWT

Marriage License Issuer

  • Must be 19 years of age or older
  • Must be an NWT resident
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen
  • Must provide reason for requesting appointment

Prerequisites

To ensure your application is successful, please see the information on eligibility and fees.

Forms

  • Application for Appointment / Registration as an NWT Marriage Commissioner / License Issuer / Registered Cleric

Can be obtained from the Registrar General of Vital Statistics, Health Services Administration Office.

Fees

  • There is no fee for this service.

Contact this Service

Phone: 1-800-661-0830 (toll free)

Email: hsa@gov.nt.ca

Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

Sending the Completed Form…

Registrar General of Vital Statistics
Health Services Administration Office
Bag #9
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

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