Applications for British Columbia birth, marriage, and death certificates, along with search of wills notices and change of name certificates are available to be securely ordered online by proceeding to step 1 below.
We act as agents for expediting vital certificate applications. We are not affiliated with any government agency. Vital certificates and forms may be ordered from the relevant government agency for free or a lesser cost. This site is available for use by the general public and legal profession to obtain government approved and official certificates issued by the government agency.
We accept all major credit cards and cheques. Most government vital record offices do not provide online ordering services or accept all major credit cards.
Our secure online ordering service saves you the hassle of having to personally attend government offices which often have long lineups. We also provide expert assistance and thorough review of all pertinent information to ensure compliance with government rules and regulations resulting in you receiving your certificate without additional delays. We guarantee that if there are additional delays, or if you do not receive your certificate for any reason, we will promptly provide a full refund.
Our experience and expertise makes the process of obtaining your vital record quick, easy and free of complications. We know exactly where and how to obtain your vital record and we make sure your order will not be rejected. Our helpful customer service representatives can provide email or phone order confirmation not available when ordering through the government agency and are readily available during business hours to provide any assistance.
- Complete, print and sign the appropriate application form
- Fax, scan and email or mail your completed and signed form
Scan & Email: email@example.comFax: 1-866-265-6300Mail: Express Legal
- Receive your certificate by mail or courier
Do you require the status of your submitted application?
If you have not received your ordered birth, marriage, death certificate, search of wills notice, or change of name within the time expected, Please call 1-888-876-1633 (within BC) or 250-952-2557 (outside BC).
Delivery Time & Payment Methods
This site is available for use by the general public and legal profession to obtain British Columbia Government approved and official certificates of birth, marriage or death, search of wills notice, or change of name issued by the government agency as an independent authorized agent.
Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, cheque or money order – Please make cheque or money order payable to “ExpressLegal”.
If no record of the event is found by British Columbia Vital Statistics, fees will be applied to the search cost and will not be refunded.
Lost and Found
If your birth certificate or any other government-issued document is lost or stolen, contact the issuing authority immediately so the document can be cancelled.
If you find a lost certificate issued by the Government of British Columbia please return it to:
BC Vital Statistics Agency
P.O. Box 9657 STN PROV GOVT
Victoria, BC V8W 9P3