Life events

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


Find out about adoption processes and statistics, and access adoption records and other post-adoption services.

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 about who can legally perform a marriage ceremony.

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.

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