Death-related documents

Order death certificates and documents, register a death, or get a permit to exhume a body.

Services and information

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

Individuals not licensed to arrange funerals need to obtain a permit for the final disposition of a human body when the death is in Alberta.

Get a permit to remove a dead or stillborn human body from its place of interment and then reinter the body.

All deaths that occur in Alberta must be registered with the Alberta government.