COVID-19 - Change to Service

The Province of Manitoba is taking proactive measures to help manage and minimize the spread of COVID-19, including social-distancing measures.

Unscheduled drop-in services at the Vital Statistics Branch are not available at this time. Please contact us for assistance, or to schedule an appointment.

We are pleased to support you by phone at 204-945-3701 (in Winnipeg), 1-866-949-9296 (toll free) or email

Certificates can be ordered online anytime here

For accurate, up-to-date and fact-based information on COVID-19, please visit

Fees and Services

For each certificate issued by the director, including the search: $30.00

For each certified copy of a registration or extract from a registration issued by the director, including the search:

For each commemorative certificate issued by the director:

For a search and results of the search:
  1. of restricted records:
  2. of unrestricted records:
    1. if the client searches the records and identifies the registration by its electronic registration number:
    2. if the director searches the records:

For a registration of birth, marriage, death or stillbirth not registered within one year of the date of the event: $30.00

For re-registration of the birth of a child where there is a decree of adoption or an adoption order:

For a correction of an error in registration:

For a legal change of name including Manitoba Gazette fee:
  • for a legal change of name for each additional family member included in the same application:
For an application for an order authorizing disinterment: $50.00 $80.00
For an order authorizing disinterment: $30.00

For a registration of a common-law relationship:

For a registration of a dissolution of a common-law relationship:

Rush service to send a certificate, certified copy or search and report by the director to:
  1. Canadian destinations:
  2. USA destinations:
  3. Other destinations:
Administration fee retained when customers do not respond to requests for additional information: $30.00

As of December 15, 2015, the Vital Statistics Branch will only offer 3-business-day rush service to process an application for a birth, marriage, death, or stillbirth document (certificate, certified copy, or search and report).

This service is only available for fully registered ready-to-issue vital events.

Delivery time is additional.

Rush service fees remain unchanged.

If additional steps and time are required to make the application ready-to-issue, the application resets to Day 1 on the day the application is made ready-to-issue.

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