What to Do in the Event of Death.

Death Certificate and Copy of an Act of Death
Civil Status Documents Related to Death: Certificate, Copy of an Act and Attestation

Directeur de l'état civil

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Once the death of a close relation is recorded in the register of civil status, you may request a death certificate or a copy of an act of death from the Directeur de l'état civil.

You will use these official documents to terminate government programs and request benefits. They also determine to start date for the payment of pensions, annuities and other survivor benefits. 

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