4) $PLATFORM=1; else $PLATFORM=2; } elseif (preg_match("/MSIE (\d)/i",$HTTP_USER_AGENT,$v)) { $browser="msie"; if (($version=$v[1])>4) $PLATFORM=1; else $PLATFORM=2; } elseif (preg_match("/Mozilla(?:\/|\s)(\d)/i",$HTTP_USER_AGENT,$v)) { $browser="navigator"; if (($version=$v[1])>4) $PLATFORM=1; else $PLATFORM=2; } else { $browser="other"; $version="unknown"; $PLATFORM=2; } } ?> British Columbia, Canada Marriage Regulations

How to Get Married in British Columbia

In British Columbia., couples can choose a religious or civil ceremony. Either type of ceremony must be witnessed by two people.

Religious ceremonies are performed by a religious representative of your choice, as long as they are registered with the British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency.

Civil ceremonies are performed by Marriage Commissioners who are appointed by the Chief Executive Officer of Vital Statistics.

Same sex marriages are legal in British Columbia.

Applications and/or Documents Required: Bring along original copies of the following (and be sure pack these in your hand luggage, never in your checked bags):

  • Certified Birth Certificates
  • Photo ID such as passport or Drivers License
  • If previously married, certified copy of the final divorce decree, or death certificate if marriage ended due to death of spouse.

Residency Requirements: none

Waiting Period: none

Blood Test: none

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Note: Lovetripper.com provides the above information for guidance purposes only. Couples should verify all information with the consulate from their respective countries and with the local offices before making any plans.