Death FAQ's

Death Faqs

Do I have the correct Canadian Death Certificate?

There are two different styles of Canadian Death Certificates such as the certificate size or the long form certified copy of the registration of death. Both come as certified true originals from the provincial Vital Statistics department. It's important to remember that the one you got from the Funeral Director or Funeral Home is not

Can I get an Apostille for a Canadian Death Certificate?

Currently you cannot get an Apostille for a Canadian Death Certificate. Since Canada has not signed the Apostille Convention the original process of Authentication and Legalization is still used to make a Canadian document valid for use in another country. The Death Certificate will therefore first need to be authenticated by Global Affairs Canada and

Where Can I get a Canadian Death Certificate?

If you have never ordered a Canadian Death Certificate, you have misplaced or lost the Death Certificate, the original you have is damaged, you can order a new or a replacement Death Certificate from the Provincial Vital Statistics Department in the province where the death took place. You can find links to the various vital

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