Death Certificates

Death CertificatesAlberta Vital Statistics maintains a record (registration) of all deaths that occur in Alberta and can only issue certificates/documents for events that occurred in Alberta. Death certificates are issued by using the information from the original Registration of Death, completed at the time of death. If a record cannot be found, a search for a three-year period is carried out automatically and the applicant will be notified.

To following are available for ordering (pending eligibility requirements, see link below)

  • Certified large size Certificate of Death, Photocopy of a Registration of Death,  Photocopy of a Medical Certificate of Death
  • Cost for an Alberta Death Certificate is $ 41.00 and will be couriered to our office within 2-3 business days
  • Please refer to links for Death Certificates that occurred outside Alberta

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