Ordering a Birth Document


The Government of Alberta keeps a record of all registered births that take place in Alberta and can only issue birth documents for these births.

Before you Apply

  1. Decide which document you would like to order; and 
  2. Make sure you are eligible to order the document.

How to Apply

Cost

  • You will need to pay a fee for the birth document you order.  
  • Documents must be paid for at the time of ordering. 
  • Registry agents and Registry Connect may also charge a service fee.

Processing Time 

  • It usually takes two to three business days to complete a request after a registry agent or Registry Connect submits it. 
  • If information is missing, the application may be delayed.

Delivery