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Death certificate

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

  1. Answer the questionnaire
  2. Receive the death certificate
Starting from
Starting
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$60

Available options

Regular Service - Death Certificate issue fees - Non-taxable
Enter the number of copies you wish to receive - $33.25 per extra copy.
Starting from
$33.25
Expedited Service - Death Certificate issue fees
Option deactivated since the registrar has temporarily interrupted this service.Non-taxable
Enter the number of copies you wish to receive - $65.00 per additional copy.
Starting from
$65
Delivery fees $10
Expedited Service - Supplement $20
To obtain an electronic copy of the death certificate $5
To make simultaneous requests for Will search at the Chambre des Notaires and Barreau du Québec
All results will be posted in a single shipment.
$90
Fees for a Will search at the Chambre des Notaires du Québec $15
Fees for a Will search at the Barreau du Québec $15
To obtain an electronic copy of the Will search results $5
Additional copy for the 2 will search certificates (optional)
Enter the number of additional copies you wish to receive - $20 for each additional copy.
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Legal consultation with a notary to guide you on the next steps concerning the estate settlement.
No discount or credit is applicable to this option.
$60

Other services offered

Description

  • 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.
  • Note that the death certificate will be automatically issued in the same language as that specified when registering the death.
  • For more information and more complex situations, we invite you to contact  .
  • In order for the death certificate to be issued, the death must first be registered in the Québec Register of Civil Status. Only after this registration is completed that it will be possible to receive the death certificate.
  • The period for registering a death in the Register of Civil Status can take on average 35 to 40 business days and it starts once the Registrar of Civil Status has received the declaration of death by the funeral home as well as that the death statement by the doctor or the funeral home. However, according to government regulations in force, it would be necessary to provide an additional period of 10 to 35 days following the registration of the death before issuing the document.
  • Note that the death certificate can only be issued in the same language as that specified when the death was registered.
  • Your request will be processed within 1 to 3 business days.

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How to submit your request

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

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