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The Municipality of South Dundas offers the services of an experienced Wedding Officiant to make your day as special as possible.

Civil marriage ceremonies are officiated by Brenda Brunt, Municipal Clerk and Marriage Commissioner, and can be performed at the Municipal Offices or a location of your choosing.

A pre-ceremony meeting must be scheduled with the Marriage Commissioner in order to provide the proper service and to prepare a personalized wedding experience. Couples are encouraged to book their pre-ceremony meeting and their wedding date well in advance to avoid disappointment and ensure services are available on your preferred date, and to your highest expectations.

Fees

The cost of a civil marriage ceremony performed by the Municipal Marriage Commissioner is to be paid in advance of the marriage ceremony by cash, cheque or debit.

During normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm) the cost of the ceremony is $300, payable to the Municipality of South Dundas.

Outside of regular business hours, the cost is $150 payable to the Municipality, and $150 payable to the Marriage Commissioner.

*Please note that the above fees do not include the cost of the Marriage Licence.

Facilities

South Dundas has a number of facilities available for rent for your wedding and reception. Click here to view a full list.

FAQs

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Who Can Perform a Marriage Ceremony?

A religious ceremony can be performed by a member of a recognized religious organization authorized to perform marriages in Ontario under the Marriage Act.

A civil marriage, such as the marriage services offered by the Municipality of South Dundas, can be performed by a Marriage Commissioner. In South Dundas, the Municipal Clerk has been appointed as the Marriage Commissioner authorized to perform civil marriage services.

Do I need a Marriage Licence?

In the majority of cases, a Marriage Licence is required for either a religious or civil marriage ceremony. Applications for a Marriage Licence can be obtained at the Municipal Offices, or can be downloaded from the Service Ontario website.

Contact

For more information or to book your pre-ceremony meeting, please contact:

South Dundas Municipal Office
34 Ottawa St.
Morrisburg, ON
(613) 543-2673
Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm