In Saskatchewan you must purchase a marriage license at least one day before your ceremony. A marriage license can be obtained at a registry agent. Local registry agents in Saskatoon can be found here. I am located in Saskatoon can travel to surrounding areas to perform ceremonies.
Carefully read the requirements for your marriage license here. It is important that all paperwork be filled in accurately.
A marriage certificate will be provided to you at the end of your ceremony and will serve as documentation to start name changes if that is what you choose to do. If you wish to receive additional marriage certification, you will need to order one from eHealth Saskatchewan. These are available for purchase about 4 weeks after your paperwork has been submitted by your marriage commissioner.
In Saskatchewan your marriage may be a religious ceremony, or a civil ceremony. Civil ceremonies are performed by a Marriage Commissioner, like me!
There is some required wording/phrasing that must be used during a civil ceremony but there is also much opportunity to create a ceremony that is tailored to you as a couple. I can provide suggestions and build on your ideas to customize a ceremony that will be authentic and reflective of your love story.
For a simple exchange of vows and a filling out of the required paperwork all that is required is the couple, a marriage license, and two witnesses over the age of 18. This option is suitable for people looking to have the legal details sorted out in advance of a destination wedding or a short, legal, civil ceremony performed in front of your guests which lasts about 15 minutes.
The fee for this style of simple ceremony is $125.
A customized civil ceremony, that is more reflective of who you are as a couple, which may include the exchange of your own personal vows, speeches/readings by family members or friends, personalized script additions and other customization can also be organized. In this type of ceremony, the required paperwork and the civil ceremony requirements are woven into a personalized ceremony, tailed for you as a couple.
Please contact me to discuss this option further.
Quotes will vary depending on how much time is spent working with you as a couple .
If you are interested in obtaining my services as part of your rehearsal there is an additional fee of $50. Mileage is charged for any travel outside of Saskatoon.
Get ready to say “I DO”!