Becoming a Parent

Certificate, copy of an act or attestation of birth

Directeur de l'état civil

Applying for an Attestation of Birth

Anyone may apply for an attestation of birth.

An attestation is issued if the fact or notation to be attested to is information appearing on the birth certificate or copy of the act of birth. If this is not the case, the applicant must justify his or her interest in obtaining the attestation.

To apply for an attestation of birth, you must:

  • complete the form Application for an Attestation
  • attach the required payment (see Fees and Payment Methods)
  • send to the Directeur de l'état civil by mail or fax, or submit in person at a service counter of the Directeur

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