Services Available

  • Marriage licences will be issued to fulfill an urgent requirement or on a compassionate basis only (licence is valid for 90 days – as per usual.
  • Marriage licence applicants must contact the Clerk’s department at 905.477.7000 x2366 from Monday to Friday, between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM to verify that you qualify.
  • Burial permits will continue to be issued by appointment only. Contact 905.477.5530 or to book an appointment.
  • City of Markham Cemeteries: During this COVID-19 emergency, cemeteries remain open. The Province of Ontario has mandated that no more than 5 individuals be present during burials and visitations, and that the two metre physical distance between individuals must be maintained.

Service Not Available

  • Online room booking requests
  • Photo permits
  • Business license applications
  • Deputation forms
  • Lottery licenses
  • Mobile sign licenses