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Death certificate

The death certificate issued by the Registrar of civil status establishes officially the death of a person...more

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Additional copy for the death certificate (optional) - Non-taxable
- Specify the number required and allow $32 per copy.
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Delivery fees $10
To obtain a copy of the death certificate by email while waiting for the original one by mail $5
To make simultaneous requests of Will searches at the Chambre des Notaires and Barreau du Québec
- The original search results will be sent on the same time as the death certificate.
Fees for a Will search at the Chambre des Notaires du Québec $20
Fees for a Will search at the Barreau du Québec $20
To obtain a copy of the Will searches by email while waiting to obtain the originals by mail $5
Additional copy for the will search result certificates (optional)
- If you wish to obtain more than one (1) copy of the two will search certificates, please indicate below the number of additional copies do you need. An extra fee of $20 per copy of the two certificates will apply.
- No credit for this option.

* These fees may be changed within a 60-day notice and in accordance with section 71 of the Code of ethics of notaries.

GST and QST not included.

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  • To proceed with the settlement of the estate, you will in particular need the death certificate issued by the Registrar of civil status.
  • Only the Registrar of civil status of Quebec may issue an official death certificate.
  • During the process of an estate settlement, the death certificate is usually required by various private and government institutions.
  • For more information and more complex situations, we invite you to contact  .
  • Your request will be processed within 1 to 3 business days. However, according to government regulations in force, it would be necessary to provide an additional period of 10 to 35 days before we receive the document.

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