Will Search by the Barreau du Québec
Barreau du Québec
A person wishing to file a will search request with the Barreau du Québec must:
Costs and payment methods are the following:
For online requests, the act of death issued by the Directeur de l’état civil must be scanned and sent as a PDF, JPEG or GIF file of no more than 4 MB.
For mailed requests, the original copy of the act of death or of the death certificate issued by the Directeur de l’état civil must be provided. In order to have the original copy back, a duplicate of the act of death must be sent along with the original copy.
Note Proofs of death issued by other organizations than the Directeur de l’état civil, such as funeral homes or hospitals, are not accepted. Moreover, declarations and attestations of death are not a valid proof of death.
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