Do It Yourself Guide to Identification - page 6

UnitedWayof Calgary andArea,March 2014
6
BirthCertificates
This section of the guide outlines the requirements associatedwith applying for a Birth
Certificate from all Canadian provinces and territories. There are two types of birth
certificates you can order: a regular or short format birth certificatewhich includes your
personal information; or a long format birth certificate which includes your personal
information and your parental information. A long format birth certificate is important
whenorderingabirthcertificate for your child, registering forSecureCertificateof Indian
Status for the first time or proving you are a parent for income tax purposes. Some
provinces allow you topay an additional price for fast delivery, usually calledpriority or
express service. For themost up-to-date information, pleaseuse thecontact information
listed to communicatedirectlywith theoffices involved.
BritishColumbia
Purchase
Pay by
Inperson
Cash (in-persononly)
Online
Interact/Debit (in-persononly)
Bymail
Cheque
Money order
Visa
MasterCard
AmericanExpress
Cost:
$27.00 (Regular)
* for themost current cost please check
thewebsite
$27.00 (Long format)
$60.00 (Express/Priority Service)
Required Information
Surname
 (last name, givenmaidenname if
certificate is for amarriedwoman)
Placeof birth
 (city, town, village andprovince)
All givenname(s)
Surname, and all givenname(s)
 of father, if applicable
Gender:maleor female
Surnameofmother (maiden name),
 and all givenname(s) ofmother
Dateof birth
Mother and father’s dateof birth
Mother and father’s placeof birth
Additional InformationRequested
Name, address and telephonenumber of applicantmust beprovided
Relationship topersonnamedoncertificateand reason for requestingacertificate
Methodof payment
Contact Information
Website:
/
Tel: (250) 952-2681
MailingAddress: Vital StatisticsAgency
POBox 9657
StnProvGovt
Victoria, BCV8W 9P3
Cert i f icates
BIRTH
i,ii,1,2,3,4,5 7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,...34
Powered by FlippingBook