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

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

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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