Celebration of a Marriage or Civil Union

Applying for Publication of a Notice of Marriage or Civil Union or of a Dispensation from Publication

You can request publication of a notice of marriage or civil union or a dispensation from publication in any of the following ways:

  • Use the Application for Publication or for a Dispensation from Publication of a Notice of Marriage or Civil Union online service to access the electronic form, and then proceed in one of the following ways:
      • complete the online form, sign it electronically and submit it online, or
      • complete the online form, print it, sign it and mail it to the Directeur de l’état civil in Québec, or
      • print the form, fill it out and mail it to the Directeur de l’état civil in Québec.
  • Fill out the Application for Publication or for a Dispensation from Publication of a Notice of Marriage or Civil Union form and mail it to the Directeur de l’état civil in Québec.
Mandatory Signatures
However the application is filed, it must include the required signatures, meaning those of:
  • the officiant and a witness who is 18 or over, for an application for publication
  • the officiant and future spouses, for an application for a dispensation

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