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Civil Registration - Canada, Northwest Territories

Registration of births, deaths and marriages commenced circa 1925

See "How to Obtain" below chart

Type of DataBirthMarriageDeathIndex
Name of Individualyes checkmarkyes checkmarkyes checkmarkR.C.M.P. recorded BMDs 1926-1943 as well as marriage licences 1951-1953 to be found in archives Fonds 1979-043. See also R.C.M.P. patrol diaries and reports. See R.C.M.P. fonds at Archives of the Northwest Territories,
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre,
4750 48th Street,
Box 1320,
Yellowknife, NT,
Tel: 1 (867) 873 7698
Fax: 1 (867) 873 0660

Access requires permission of Territorial Archivist as access is restricted under the Access to Information and Privacy Act.
Marital Statusno crosscheckyes checkmarkyes checkmark
Ageno crosscheckyes checkmarkyes checkmark
Date of Eventyes checkmarkyes checkmarkyes checkmark
includes cause of death
Place of Eventyes checkmarkyes checkmarkyes checkmark
Name of Fatheryes checkmarkyes checkmark 
Father's Occupation   
If Father Living   
Place of birth of Father   
Name of Motheryes checkmarkyes checkmark 
Maiden Surname of Motheryes checkmarkyes checkmark 
Mother's Occupation   
If Mother Living   
Place of birth of Mother   
Witnesses yes checkmark 
Relationship of Witnesses to Individual   
Addresses of Witnesses   
Name of Informant of Event  yes checkmark
Relationship of Informant to Individual   
Address of Informant   
Changes to Information on certificates   

How to Obtain

In person:
No address available for certificates from 1943 to date.

By Telephone:
For certificates from 1943 to date:
Toll-free: 1-800-661-0830
Phone: (867) 777-7400
Fax: (867) 777-3197

For certificates from 1943 to date:
Application only available online for certificate

By mail:
For certificates from 1943 to date:
Vital Statistics
Department of Health and Social Services
Bag #9,
Inuvik, NT
Canada X0E 0T0

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