Administrative fee for a marriage

In addition to all the other costs, you must be prepared to pay an administrative fee for the solemnization of your marriage This hyperlink will open in a new window., which varies depending on the officiant and venue.

Solemnization by a court clerk

You generally pay the required fee at the time of your interview with the clerk or deputy clerk. In other cases, you must pay the fee:

The fee can be paid:

  • in cash;
  • by credit or debit card;
  • by certified cheque, postal order or bank order made out to the Minister of Finance of Québec.

If your marriage ceremony is cancelled, you can apply for a refund.

Solemnization by any other competent officiant

An officiant other than a court clerk will inform you of the fee payable and the payment methods.

Last update: March 20, 2024


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