Canadian Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

A Government issued Prince Edward Island Death Certificat 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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Prince Edward Island Death Certificat

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Who can apply

You can apply for an Prince Edward Island Death Certificate if you are:

  • Any person with a valid reason.
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 21.6 x 17.8 cm):

In Prince Edward Island, only a Long Form Death Certificate is available. It contains the individual’s full name, gender, date of death, place of death, place of birth, marital status, usual residence of the deceased, registration number, and date of registration.

Death Certificates are issued using the information from the original Registration 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.

Service Options

Regular Service (15-25 business days)

$65.00 per certificate

Rush Service (5-7 business days)

$130.00 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 Prince Edward Island 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 Prince Edward Island Vital Statistics Agency to check the status of your application.

Toll Free: 1-877-320-1253 (PEI only)
Telephone: 902-838-0880

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