Becoming an Officiant

Becoming an OfficiantIn their role as leaders of ritual and keepers and creators of tradition, Humanist Officiants are also ambassadors of Humanism. For this reason, only those with a strong commitment to the Humanist philosophy are considered for training and licensing as Officiants.


officiant trainingThe Officiant Progam Committee of Ontario evaluates officiant applications according to a rigorous set of criteria designed to establish an applicant’s education, life experience, writing and presentation skills, and ability to communicate Humanist principles.

Applicants who successfully complete the training process are appointed by the Humanist Association of Canada and licensed by the Province of Ontario.

To become a Humanist Officiant, you must be a member of Humanist Canada for a minimum of one year. You are also encouraged to join a local group. If you are interested in becoming a Humanist Officiant, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will forward you all the details.

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