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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Applications for Birth, Marriage and Death certificates for the Province of Nova Scotia 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, money orders and cheques. Most government vital record offices do not provide online ordering services or accept all major credit cards.
A Nova Scotia Marriage Certificate can typically be used as proof of marriage and other legal purposes.
If you are applying for a Nova Scotia Marriage 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.
Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, cheque or money order – Please make the cheque or money order payable to ‘Vital Certificate Processing Services’.
Certificates ordered with regular service average 4 to 6 weeks to be processed and delivered.
Service times listed above are approximations and are not guaranteed. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will significantly delay processing time.
Short Form Marriage Certificate – $83.00 each
Fees include all taxes, search, shipping and processing charges.
If no record of the marriage is found by the Nova Scotia Vital Statistics Agency, fees will be applied to the search cost and will not be refunded by the Agency.
All marriage certificates in Nova Scotia are mailed or couriered directly from the Nova Scotia Vital Statistics Agency.
The Nova Scotia Marriage Certificate contains the first and last names of both parties, date and place of marriage, registration number, and date of registration.