Canadian Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

A Government issued New Brunswick Death Certificate is required as legal proof of death, to settle the estate of the deceased, and to claim pension and insurance benefits.

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New Brunswick Death Certificate

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Who can apply

You can apply for a New Brunswick Death Certificate if you are:

  • Any person who provides the correct information and fee, providing the certificate is not used for any unlawful or improper use.
Documents Available to Order

Before applying, find out the type and format of the document required by contacting the organization to which you must submit it.


Death Certificate (Long Form):

The New Brunswick Death Certificate comes in Long Form only and includes the following information: name of deceased, sex, date of death, place of death, date of birth, province or country of birth, registration date, registration number and date issued.

Please Note: Legislation requires an application and/or certificate, along with a fee, for Vital Statistics to search records. A death certificate provides confirmation that the person died in New Brunswick. If no death record is found, you will receive a letter advising you that a record is not available.

Service Options

Regular Service (15-25 business days)

$65.00 per certificate

Rush Service (5-7 business days)

$105.00 per certificate

Please Note: Fees listed above are inclusive of taxes and shipping costs. Delivery times are approximate and cannot be guaranteed. Applications may be delayed or rejected if inadequate information is provided or if there is a discrepancy between information provided and the government records. If no record of the death is found by New Brunswick Vital Statistics, fees will be applied to the search cost and will not be refunded.

Status of your Application

If you have not received your ordered Death Certificate within the expected timeframe, you may contact the New Brunswick Vital Statistics Agency to check the status of your application.

Telephone: 506-453-2385

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