Life events

Birth and adoption, death, divorce and separation, marriage, legal name changes, registry services, and ordering and updating documents.


  • Register a birth, order birth certificates, and popular baby names.
  • What to do when someone dies in Alberta, including wills and estates, ordering death certificates and other documents.
  • Divorce, separation and annulment, child custody and parental access, child, spousal and partner support, and parenting after separation.
  • Steps to getting married in Alberta, including licences, certificates and registration, and information for marriage officiants.
  • Download forms, order documents and access historical vital statistics records.
  • Find or become a registry agent, get an Alberta ID card and become a Registries Online subscriber.
  • Legal name changes, and change a birth, marriage or death record.