NOTICE! Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), processing times are impacted. We urge all customers to order certificates as soon as possible. Delaying an order will exponentially increase your wait times.

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Birth Certificate Online.

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Secure Online Applications

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Quick and Easy Certificates

Applications for Birth, Marriage and Death certificates, along with Search of Wills Notices and Change of Name Certificates for the Province of British Columbia are available.

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.

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.

We accept all major credit cards. Most government vital record offices do not provide online ordering services or accept all major credit cards.

Government Issued Vital Certificates

A British Columbia Birth Certificate is your foundation identity document and is used for obtaining a passport, driver’s licence, social insurance number and other legal documents and purposes.

Certificate & Payment Information

Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express and include all taxes and shipping costs.

No more than two of each type of certificate or certified copy will be issued.

If no record of the birth is found by the British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency, fees will be applied to the search cost and will not be refunded by the Agency.

Birth Certificate - $70.00 plus tax and issuing agency fee
Includes basic information, including subject’s name, place and date of birth.

Birth Certificate with Parental Information - $70.00 plus tax and issuing agency fee
Required to obtain a passport for a child. Includes the same information as a birth certificate, along with the name of each parent listed on the birth registration and their place of birth.

Certified Copy of Birth Registration - $70.00 plus tax and issuing agency fee
A certified copy of birth registration is not recommended as a form of identification and is only required to meet certain legal requirements. It is a copy of the original birth registration and has been certified a true copy by Vital Statistics.

Processing Speed (optional) - $10.00 plus tax
24-hour (Monday - Friday) Rush Processing per Certificate

Delivery Speed
5 to 8 business days delivery - Issuing Agency Priority Courier - $33.00
10 to 15 business days delivery – Regular Mail – no additional fee

Service times listed above are approximations and are not guaranteed. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will significantly delay processing time.

Who Can Apply for a Birth Certificate?

  • The person who is the subject of the certificate.
  • The parent of the person who is subject to the certificate.

If you are applying for a British Columbia Birth Certificate to support a separate application such as for a Passport, Driver's Licence, Immigration, or Native Status, it is important to check with the organization requesting the document to ensure you obtain the correct vital record. Changes cannot be made once an order has been placed.


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 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.