Become a marriage commissioner

How to apply

Follow these steps to apply to be a marriage commissioner.

What’s important to know

Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

1. Ensure you are eligible to be a marriage commissioner


Review the detailed Marriage Commissioner Position Profile (PDF, 3 pages)

2. Check for openings

Check to see if Vital Statistics is looking for marriage commissioners in your community.


3. Complete the form

Application for an Appointment as an Alberta Marriage Commissioner (PDF, 4 pages).

Attach additional pages if necessary.

4. Gather supporting documents

Include with your application:

  • A cover letter
  • Resume
  • 2 letters of reference

5. Send your application

Send your completed application and supporting documents to Vital Statistics. All applications must be received in full on, or before, the closing date.


Vital Statistics
Box 2023
Edmonton, AB T5J 4W7


Vital Statistics
Document Reception
John E. Brownlee Building
10365 – 97 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 3W7



Dial 310-0000, then 780-422-4225 (toll free)

Contact this service

780-427-7013 (Edmonton)

310-0000, then
780-427-7013 (toll-free in Alberta)

8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

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Marriage Commissioner Position Profile (PDF, 3 pages)

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