Updating vital statistics documents

Legal name changes, and change a birth, marriage or death record.

Services and information

A father/co-parent may be added to a birth record at the time of a child’s birth or later.

Find out how to legally change your name in Alberta.

How to change a child’s name if you can’t find the other party.

If you find an error on an Alberta record, you may be able to correct it with an amendment.

Rules are in place when choosing, altering or correcting a legal name.

A person’s sex indicator on their Alberta birth record may be amended to M, F or X.