Alberta Marriage Commissioner
In Alberta, your ceremony may be a religious ceremony (performed by religious representatives) or a civil ceremony (performed by a marriage commissioner authorized by Ministerial appointment).
An Alberta marriage commissioner is a person authorized to legally perform civil weddings here in Alberta.
In Canada, under the Civil Marriage Act (assented to July 20, 2005): “Marriage, for civil purposes, is the lawful union of two persons to the exclusion of all others.”
Please visit the Province of Alberta/Service Alberta website providing all the necessary official ceremony requirements, details about getting married in Alberta, married last name information, Alberta marriage commissioner listing, and a listing of all the registry offices in Alberta.
COVID- 19: Gathering size restrictions are noted on the Alberta.ca website.
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