Instructions

This page only contains forms. Visit the webpage of each topic for more information.

PDF form issues

Fillable PDF forms do not open properly on some mobile devices and web browsers. To fill in and save the form:

  1. Save the PDF form to your computer – click or right-click the link and download the form.
  2. Open the PDF form with Adobe Reader. Fill it in and save it.

If you are still having problems opening the form, contact PDF form technical support.

Fillable XDP forms

XDP forms allow you to fill out and save a form within your web browser.

  1. To save your partially completed form, click on the Save button at the top-right of the page or on the Save button at the bottom of the form. You will be asked to provide your email address prior to saving. Once the form is saved, you will be emailed a message with a link to your saved form. This link is active for 15 days.
  2. Once the form is completed, press the 'Get Print Friendly PDF' button at the top-right of the page, or the 'Print Version' button on the bottom of the form.
  3. This will create and open a PDF version of your filled-in form in a new browser tab. You must then print this PDF or save it to your computer.

Supported decision-making

You can give someone authority to access your relevant personal information to help you make and communicate a decision.

Specific decision-making

A one-time decision for an adult who has lost capacity to make health care decisions or placement to/discharge from a residential facility decision.

Capacity Assessment Roster

Capacity assessors can choose to have their contact information on this website.

Court application forms

Some decision-maker options require that the decision-maker be appointed by the court.

You may want to contact a lawyer and/or accountant or a fee-for-service provider if you require assistance determining which forms are necessary for the court application or for assistance with completing the forms.

If you do not have a lawyer, contact the Law Society of Alberta’s Lawyer Referral Service.

Complaints about a decision-maker

The OPGT accepts written complaints to determine if they meet the criteria for investigation.

Referrals

Referrals to the Public Guardian or Trustee must be completed using the correct form and should only be submitted to OPGT after other options have been considered.

International wills

A lawyer must register an international will.

Contact

Find an OPGT office near you

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