Alberta Marriages Info

Requirements from the Government of  Alberta:

Basic Requirements

  • Both the bride and groom must be present.
  • Alberta does not register marriages by proxy.
  • Alberta does recognize same sex marriages.
  • The couple must have obtained and present to the marriage officiant a valid Alberta marriage licence.
  • marriage officiant, who is registered with Vital Statistics to perform marriages, must be present.
  • Two adult witnesses are required to be present at the marriage ceremony.
  • The Registration of Marriage must be signed by the bride, groom, marriage officiate and two adult witnesses.