Marriage solemnized outside Québec
You and your intended spouse may marry outside Québec, for example in another province or country. However, to make sure that you marriage is recognized in Québec, you must ensure that it complies with:
- the rules in force in Québec;
- the rules in force in the place where you marry.
When you return to Québec, your life together will be subject to the rules in force in Québec. This means, in particular, that you will have to comply with the rules on family patrimony and matrimonial regimes.
Registration of your act of marriage in the register of civil status
To facilitate administrative procedures in the future, you should register your act of marriage in Québec's register of civil status.