What to Do in the Event of Death.

Death Certificate and Copy of an Act of Death

Directeur de l'état civil

Declaring the Loss or Theft of a Death Certificate or Copy of an Act of Death

Clientele
Anyone who has lost a death certificate or copy of an act of death, or had it stolen.

Requirement
The applicant must be mentioned on the act of death.

To declare the loss or theft of a death certificate or copy of an act of death, telephone the Directeur de l'état civil.

Note
This procedure must be followed before you apply for a new death certificate or a new copy of an act of death. A note will be added to the Québec register of civil status to invalidate the lost or stolen document, as a prevention measure against identify theft.

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