What to Do in the Event of Death

Death Certificate and Copy of an Act of Death

Applying for an Attestation of Death

Anyone may apply for an attestation of death.

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

To apply for an attestation of death, 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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