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After You Get Married

The Marriage Certificate

A Marriage Certificate proves that a marriage has taken place. The province, territory or country where the marriage is performed issues the certificate. In Nova Scotia, Marriage Certificates are issued by the Vital Statistics Office.

Spousal Name Change

For information regarding changing your name, contact the Nova Scotia Vital Statistics Office.

Don't forget to update your identification if you change your name