WEDDING CEREMONY RATES

Elopement or Destination Wedding (Out-of-Province) - $275

Legal paperwork only

  • Civil Marriage Statement
  • Submission of completed marriage licence to Alberta Vital Statistics 
  • Follow-up with couple after the wedding day


Rush Registration Fee - $80

  • Personally register completed marriage licence first business day following marriage ceremony 
  • Saves approximately two weeks of waiting time compared to mailing completed marriage licence 


Rehearsal Fee - $150

Local Wedding Ceremony - $300
within 50 km of Gibbons, Alberta. For weddings outside this area, an additional $0.55/km to and from the ceremony location will be charged.

Ceremony rates include:

  • Initial consultation
  • Collaboration with couple to customize marriage ceremony
  • Assistance with writing vows (if needed) 
  • Officiating the marriage ceremony
  • Civil marriage statement 
  • Submission of completed marriage licence to Alberta Vital Statistics 
  • Follow-up with couple after the wedding day


A deposit of $150 is required to secure wedding date and time, with the remainder due before the commencement of the marriage ceremony. All ceremonies are booked by appointment only.   

Fees may be paid by cash, cheque or e-mail money transfer.‚Äč

ADDITIONAL SERVICE RATES

Vows by Karen

Alberta Marriage Commissioner