YOUR CIVIL UNION IN QUEBEC
Your wedding will be civilly recognized and registered with the Directeur de l’État Civil (Quebec Government) .
You will have to provide to the celebrant a copy of your birth certificate, as well as your divorce decree or spouse’s death certificate, if applicable. Other personal information may also be required to complete the file.
In the province of Quebec, it is not necessary to obtain a marriage license or to have a blood test in order to get married.
Sex of the spouses:
In Quebec, two people wishing to make a public commitment to live together may form a civil marriage, whether they are of the same or opposite sex.
Isabelle Radford will take care of contacting a wedding celebrant on your behalf, with whom all legal details shall be revised.
The celebrant will also customise a unique ceremony for the couple.
Before conducting the wedding ceremony, the officiant must announce the couple’s intention to marry 20 days prior to the wedding date at the location where the ceremony is to be held. A dispensation from the requirement of posting notice may be granted.
After the ceremony, you may order an official marriage certificate that will be recognized by your province, state or country of residence.