What to Do in the Event of Death

Death Certificate and Copy of an Act of Death

Applying for the Insertion of an Act of Death Issued outside Québec in the Québec Register of Civil Status

Clientele
The following individuals may apply for this service:

  • Anyone whose name appears on the act of death issued outside Québec
  • The spouse (whether by marriage or civil union) of the deceased 
  • A child, brother or sister of the deceased
Requirement
The deceased resided in Québec, or a civil status event concerning the deceased is recorded in the Québec register of civil status.

To apply for the insertion of an act of death issued outside Québec in the Québec register of civil status:

  • Complete the form entitled Application for Insertion of an Act of Civil Status Made Outside Québec in the Québec Register of Civil Status, and attach the required documents 
  • Mail the form and documents to the Directeur de l'état civil in Québec or drop them off in person at one of its service counters

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