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Oakville. Clerks Department

Site: Oakville Town Hall

Service: Marriage, Lottery, and Liquor Licences

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-815-6015
Fax Clerk's dept 905-815-2025
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Description (Service)

Marriage Licences and Civil Ceremonies

Marriage licence requirements: 
* couples to be married must complete and sign a marriage licence application form 
* application with the supporting documents listed below must be submitted in person by the bride and/or groom to the Clerks Department, Town of Oakville  
* marriage licence will be issued on the same day provided all documentation is complete  
* appointments are required 
Two pieces required, no photocopies or expired identification: 
* one piece must be photo identification such as passport or driver's licence  
* other acceptable ID: original birth certificate * record of immigrant landing or Canadian citizenship card * documents in another language must be supported by a translation  
Canadian divorce: 
If previous marriage was dissolved or annulled within Canada the original or court certified copy of the Decree Absolute or Certificate of Divorce must be submitted 
* certified copies may be obtained from the court which granted the divorce  
* divorce judgment is not acceptable  
* photocopies not acceptable and all documents will be returned  
Foreign divorce:  
* if either applicant was divorced outside of Canada, authorization from the Office of the Registrar General must be obtained before a marriage licence can be issued 
* visit ServiceOntario for more information 
Expiry date: 
* a marriage licence is valid for use anywhere in Ontario for a period of 90 days from the date of issue 
* applicants must provide own interpreter (if English is not understood or spoken)  
* interpreter must provide identification and cannot be a family member 
Blood tests: 
* blood tests or medical certificates are not required in Ontario 
* there are no residency or citizenship requirements 
Marriage ceremony: 
* Town of Oakville performs civil ceremonies * fees and further information at Civil Marriage Ceremonies 

Lottery Licences

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) authorizes the Town of Oakville to provide local businesses with lottery and gaming licenses.  
* the Town ensures all legal requirements, including terms and conditions to the licenses, are met by lottery licensees and any gaming supplies used by charities 
* the Criminal Code of Canada defines what types of gaming activities are illegal in Canada, and the provinces are assigned responsibility to operate, license and regulate legal forms of gaming 
* for more information visit Lottery and Gaming Licensing  

Liquor Licences

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) also regulates the sale, service and consumption of alcohol. 
* to obtain an application for the sale or service of alcohol, contact the AGCO or your local LCBO store 
* as part of the completion of your application, you will be required to notify and/or obtain clearance from the Town of Oakville for a liquor sales licence, temporary liquor licence extension, and special occasion permit 
* the appropriate notification is required at least 30 days prior to the event 
* for more information visit Liquor Licence Application Requirements
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
16 or 17 year olds require parental consent for marriages
Application Obtain an application form for a marriage licence from the Clerk's Department or download and print at Marriage Licences * it is recommended that an appointment is made to process the application 
Liquor Licence Application Requirements 
Lottery and Gaming Licensing
Languages English
Fees Service ; Licence: cash, debit, Mastercard, Visa, certified cheque or money order
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Town Hall
1225 Trafalgar Rd
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Iroquois Shore Rd
Mailing Address c/o Clerks Department
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Beer/Liquor Licences and Permits ; Charitable Gambling Permits ; Marriage Licences ; Wedding Related Services

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