Vital Statistics

Available Certificates

The Vital Statistics Office registers births, marriages, deaths and stillbirths in New Brunswick.

What certificates are available?

Birth certificates are available in short form and long form copies. Marriage and Death certificates are available in long form

What information is recorded on each type of certificate?

The short form copy of a birth certificate includes;

  • name of individual
  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • sex
  • registration date
  • registration number, and
  • date issued.

The long form copy of a birth certificate includes;

  • name of individual
  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • sex
  • registration date
  • registration number
  • date issued, plus
  • the names, and the province or country of birth, of the parents.

What information is included on a marriage certificate?

The long form marriage certificate includes;

  • name of the parties at the time of marriage
  • date of marriage
  • place of marriage
  • sex
  • registration date
  • registration number
  • date issued, plus
  • the province or country of birth of each party

A photographic print of a marriage registration is available with the written consent of one of the parties to the marriage.

What information is included on a death certificate?

The long form certified copy of a death certificate includes:

  • name of the deceased
  • date of death
  • place of death
  • date of birth
  • province or country of birth of the deceased
  • registration number
  • registration date, and
  • date issued

 
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