By mail

Application for a certificate or copy of an act

To download the application form

Application for a certificate or copy of an act

To use the service

You must complete the appropriate application form, depending on whether you want a certificate or a copy of an act. There is a form for each of the following events: birth, marriage or civil union and death.

When to use the service

This service is used to submit an application for a certificate or copy of an act of birth, marriage, civil union or death by mail.

Who is the service for?

This service is for you if

  • you do not have access to the Internet
  • you are unable to obtain an identifier (user code and password) for clicSÉQUR, the government authentification service

Methods of payment accepted

Visa or MasterCard master cards*, cheque, postal money order, bank money order
* Visa and MasterCard debit cards are not accepted.

Terms of use

You must

  • be mentioned in the act that pertains to the document requested, or provide a document establishing your interest in filing an application
  • establish your identity by attaching to your application two photocopies of documents issued by two separate organizations:
    • a photocopy of a valid photo ID
    • a photocopy of a valid proof of home address

Information

We offer normal or accelerated processing of applications.

In the case of a recent event, the time period for entering an event in the register must be taken into account. We cannot process your application for a certificate or copy of an act until the event has been registered.

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Reviewed: 2019-08-22


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