Alberta Vital Statistics are only authorized to issue birth certificates for events that take place in Alberta. If you need a birth certificate from outside Alberta, you will need to contact the other jurisdiction directly. For more information on birth certificates, contact our Calgary office.
Alberta Vital Statistics maintains a record of all marriages in Alberta and can only issue certificates for events that have taken place in Alberta. The marriage certificate is issued based on information from the original registration of marriage. Contact us to learn more.
Anyone can get a marriage license if the marriage takes place in Alberta within 90 days. There is no appointment necessary, as this is a walk-in service. Contact us to learn more.
Alberta Vital Statistics keeps a record of all deaths that take place in Alberta. If you require a copy of a death certificate from outside Alberta, you will have to contact that jurisdiction directly. If the record you are looking for cannot be found, an automatic 3-year search is carried out. Contact us for more information.
To change your name legally in Alberta, you will have to visit our office in person with a valid government ID and a completed legal name change certificate application. Contact our Calgary office for vital statistics.