What information am I required to provide to get a certificate?

You will be required to provide as much information as possible so that the government agency is able to locate the vital record certificate. Information required may include:

  • Full name of the person at birth
  • Date of birth
  • Country and city of birth
  • Date of marriage / divorce / death (if applicable)
  • Country and city of marriage / divorce / death (if applicable)
  • Sex
  • The hospital where birth or death occurred (if applicable)
  • Full maiden name of mother
  • Full name of the father
  • Your name
  • Your signature
  • Your relationship to the person whose certificate you are requesting
  • Reason for requesting the certificate