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Getting Married in Alberta

If you are getting married in Alberta within the next 3 months, both you and your partner will need to visit a Drayden Registry location together for your marriage licence.

You will need to bring the following:

  • Acceptable I.D. for both individuals.
    • Valid Passport
    • Valid Driver’s Licence or Identification card
    • Valid Permanent Resident Card
    • Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS)
    • other forms of ID
  • If you have been divorced you must bring your original final divorce “certificate” or “Decree Absolute”.
  • Completed Marriage Licence Application

 

Ordering an Alberta Birth or Marriage Certificate

When ordering an Alberta Birth or Marriage Certificate, you will need to complete the appropriate form found on the Service Alberta website and bring it with you to our office with acceptable identification.

 

Ordering an Alberta Death Certificate

When ordering an Alberta death certificate you will need to complete the appropriate form found on the Service Alberta website and bring it with you to our office along with acceptable identification. Please read through the form carefully, as additional paperwork proving eligibility may be required.

 

Completing a Legal Change of Name

A legal change of name is required when you wish to alter the name that appears on your birth registration. This is not required when you are assuming a new last name through marriage or common-law relationship.

Please visit us in office to obtain the Legal Change of Name package outlining all required steps and documents required to legally change your birth name.

 

Ordering an Alberta Legal Change of Name Certificate

Once you have completed legally changing your name in Alberta you can order a replacement birth certificate if you are born in Alberta or if born outside of Alberta you can order a Legal Change of Name Certificate.

When ordering a Legal Change of Name Certificate you will need to complete the appropriate form found on the Service Alberta website and bring it with you to our office along with acceptable identification

 

 

For the services above you will need to provide Acceptable Photo Identification which includes:

  • Valid Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS)
  • Valid Driver’s Licence or Identification Card
  • Other forms of ID