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Canadian Birth Certificates

A Canadian birth certificate is a basic proof of Canadian citizenship and often required for government services. Canadian birth certificates are issued by the government of the province in which you were born.

Alberta Birth Certificates
Detailed information on ordering an Alberta birth certificate. Application forms available for download.

British Columbia Birth Certificates
British Columbia birth certificates can be ordered online or an application can be printed and faxed or mailed.

Manitoba Birth Certificate Application Form
Download this application form to apply for a Manitoba birth certificate for ID or commemorative purposes. In PDF.

New Brunswick Certificates and Application Form
The New Brunswick birth certificate application form is available in PDF. It can be printed and mailed, taken in person to a Vital Statistics Office in Fredericton or to a Service New Brunswick Centre. You can also apply online for a New Brunswick birth certificate.

Newfoundland Birth Certificates
How and where to apply in person or by mail for a Newfoundland birth certificate. Application form available in PDF.

Northwest Territories Birth Certificates
How to order a NWT birth certificate, application form and answers to frequently asked questions. From NWT Health and Social Services.

Nova Scotia Birth Certificates
Download an application form in PDF for a Nova Scotia birth certificate or apply online.

Nunavut Birth Certificates
How to get a Nunavut birth certificate dating back to 1999 and the creation of Nunavut.

Ontario Birth Certificates
Information and application forms for requesting Ontario birth certificates. You can also order birth certificates online.

Prince Edward Island Birth Certificates
Information on how to apply for a Prince Edward Island birth certificate, and a link to a printable application form in PDF.

Quebec - Request for Certificate or Copy of Act of Birth
Different ways to obtain a Quebec birth certificate or copy of an act of birth, and the differences between the two.

Saskatchewan Birth Certificates
Who can apply for a Saskatchewan birth certificate and how and where to apply.

Yukon Birth Certificates
Details on how to order a Yukon birth certificate. The application form is available in PDF.

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