Becoming a Parent

Certificate, copy of an act or attestation of birth

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 is information that appears 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 said attestation.

To apply for an attestation of birth, you must:

  • complete the Application for an Attestation form
  • include the required payment with the form
  • send everything to the Directeur de l'état civil, via mail or fax, or submit it in person at one of the Directeur ‘s service counters.

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