Tariff of Court Costs - Civil marriage and civil union

Note
The tariff is indexed on January 1st of every year.
Last update 2019 January 1st.

The amounts indicated on this section are provided for information purposes only and show the most common judicial fees and court fees. Other fees may apply in your situation.

The fees published on the official Publications du Québec website take precedence over the fees indicated here, if different.

Federal and provincial taxes are not applicable to the fees unless specified.

Form Civil Marriage - General Information

At the courthouse (by the court clerk)$275 (plus taxes)
At city hall (by the mayor or by a municipal representative)$275 (plus taxes)
Outside the courthouse (by the court clerk)$366 (plus taxes)
Outside city hall (by the mayor or by a municipal representative)$366 (plus taxes)

Form Civil Union - General Information

At the courthouse (by the court clerk)$275 (plus taxes)
At city hall (by the mayor or by a municipal representative)$275 (plus taxes)
Outside the courthouse (by the court clerk)$366 (plus taxes)
Outside city hall (by the mayor or by a municipal representative)$366 (plus taxes)

Important notice when the officiant is a mayor, city or borough councillor or municipal representative

When the officiant is a mayor, city or borough councillor or municipal representative, he or she must collect the fee set by municipal by-law from the prospective spouses, on behalf of the municipality. The fee must respect the minimum and maximum amounts set by government regulation.

The fees indicated above are those set by government regulation. They constitute the maximum that can be charged by a municipality for a marriage or civil union solemnized at city hall or another location. A municipality may, however, charge a lower amount.

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