Important Information about Birth Certificates Issued in Quebec

Only birth certificates issued after 1 January 1994 by le Directeur de l'état civil du Québec will be accepted as birth certificates for Quebec for the application of Canadian passports and citizenship.

Applicants whose birth certificates were issued prior to January 1994 will be required to apply for new birth certificates.

Information on how to obtain a birth certificate from Québec is available on the following website : Directeur de l'état civil du Québec

Applicants can also contact the Registrar of Civil Status by phoning one of the following numbers :

Québec : (+1 418) 643-3900
Montréal : (+1 514) 864-3900