Applications for Nova Scotia marriage certificates are available to be securely ordered online by proceeding to step 1 below.
We act as agents for expediting vital certificate applications. We are not affiliated with any government agency. Vital certificates and forms may be ordered from the relevant government agency for free or a lesser cost. This site is available for use by the general public and legal profession to obtain government approved and official certificates issued by the government agency.
We accept all major credit cards and cheques. Most government vital record offices do not provide online ordering services or accept all major credit cards.
Our secure online ordering service saves you the hassle of having to personally attend government offices which often have long lineups. We also provide expert assistance and thorough review of all pertinent information to ensure compliance with government rules and regulations resulting in you receiving your certificate without additional delays. We guarantee that if there are additional delays, or if you do not receive your certificate for any reason, we will promptly provide a full refund.
Our experience and expertise makes the process of obtaining your vital record quick, easy and free of complications. We know exactly where and how to obtain your vital record and we make sure your order will not be rejected. Our helpful customer service representatives can provide email or phone order confirmation not available when ordering through the government agency and are readily available during business hours to provide any assistance.
- Complete, print and sign the appropriate application form
- Fax, scan and email or mail your completed and signed form
Scan & Email: email@example.comFax: 1-866-265-6300Mail: Express Legal
- Receive your certificate by mail or courier
Who Can Apply For a Nova Scotia Marriage Certificate With This Application?
This site is available for use by the legal profession and general public to obtain Nova Scotia Government approved and official certificates of birth issued by the government agency as an independent authorized agent.
Marriage certificates in Nova Scotia may be released to:
- Either party of the marriage;
Is the Certificate of Marriage required to apply for a divorce?
Yes, you must have an original government issued Certificate of Marriage or Certified Copy of the Registration of Marriage to apply for a divorce in Canada. If you require a low-cost divorce service, we recommend www.untietheknot.ca
Fees & Processing Times
Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, cheque or money order – Please make cheque or money order payable to “ExpressLegal”.
Certificates ordered with regular service average 4 to 6 weeks to be processed and delivered.
Service times listed are approximations and are not guaranteed. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will significantly delay processing time.
- Marriage Certificate – $80.00 each
- Certified Photocopy of Marriage Registration – $85.00 each
Fees include all taxes, search, shipping and processing charges.
If no record of the marriage is found by Nova Scotia Vital Statistics, fees will be applied to the search cost and will not be refunded.
All marriage certificates in Nova Scotia are sent directly from Nova Scotia Vital Statistics.
Nova Scotia Small Marriage Certificate (Short Form – Wallet Size)
Contains the full names of the couple, place of marriage, date of marriage, registration number and date of registration.
Nova Scotia Certified Copy of Marriage Registration (Long Form)
The Certified Copy of Marriage Registration is a photocopy of the original marriage registration that has been certified to be a true copy of the original.
Do you require the status of your submitted application?
If you have not received your ordered marriage certificate within the time expected, please call 1-877-848-2578 within Nova Scotia, 1-902-424-4381 outside Nova Scotia.