Death Certificates | Official Government Issued

Applications for death certificates are available to be securely ordered online by proceeding to step 1 below.

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We act as agents for expediting vital certificate applications. We are not affiliated with any government agency. Vital certificates and forms may be ordered from the relevant government agency for free or a lesser cost. This site is available for use by the general public and legal profession to obtain government approved and official certificates issued by the government agency.

We accept all major credit cards, money orders and cheques. Most government vital record offices do not provide online ordering services or accept all major credit cards.

Our secure online ordering service saves you the hassle of having to personally attend government offices which often have long lineups. We also provide expert assistance and thorough review of all pertinent information to ensure compliance with government rules and regulations resulting in you receiving your certificate without additional delays. We guarantee that if there are additional delays, or if you do not receive your certificate for any reason, we will promptly provide a full refund.

Our experience and expertise makes the process of obtaining your vital record quick, easy and free of complications. We know exactly where and how to obtain your vital record and we make sure your order will not be rejected. Our helpful customer service representatives can provide email or phone order confirmation not available when ordering through the government agency and are readily available during business hours to provide any assistance.

To get started, simply proceed to step 1.

  • Complete, print and sign the application form
  • I need aDeath Certificate for
  • Fax, scan and email or mail your completed and signed form
  • Scan & Email: support@expresslegal.ca
    Fax: 1-866-265-6300
  • Receive your certificate by mail or courier

* Death certificates in Canada do not contain cause of death information. Eligible persons can obtain cause of death information by purchasing a Certified Copy of the Death Registration or Medical Certificate of Death from their provincial vital statistics agency.

Who Can Apply For A Death Certificate?

Eligibility requirements vary by province or territory. Please select the province or territory where the death occurred.

This site is available for use by the general public and legal profession to obtain government approved and official certificates of death issued by the government agency as an independent authorized agent.

Death Certificates From Canadian Provinces and Territories

A Canadian death certificate is an official vital record issued by a government authority that provides legal proof of a death. A death certificate contains the individual’s full name, gender, date of death, place of death, place of birth, resident province, state or country, registration number, and date of registration. This document is required to settle an estate and to qualify for some government benefits and programs.

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