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Civil Registration - Canada, Yukon

Registration of births commenced during 1898 with deaths and marriage in 1899

See "How to Obtain" below chart

Type of DataBirthMarriageDeathIndex
Name of Individualyes checkmarkyes checkmarkyes checkmarkA few early birth records made circa 1896 while the Yukon was still apart of the Northwest Territories.

Full compliance with registration was not achieved until 1930.

Early marriage licences are indexed on the Yukon Archives website as are: mortuary records, 1898-1938; some deaths and burials from cemetery records and many other useful sources.
Marital Statusno crosscheckyes checkmarkyes checkmark
Ageno crosscheckyes checkmarkyes checkmark
Occupation   
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:
Yukon Archives:
400 College Drive,
Yukon Place

For Registered Certificates:
Yukon Health and Social Services,
Vital Statistics:
4th Floor,
Financial Plaza,
204 Lambert St.,
Whitehorse, Yukon

By Telephone:
Yukon Archives:
Tel: (867) 667-5321
Fax: (867) 393-6253

For Registered Certificates:
Yukon Health and Social Services, Vital Statistics:
Tel: 867-667-5207
Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5207
TDD/TTY: 867-393-7460
Fax: 867-393-6486

Online:
For Registered Certificates:
Yukon Health and Social Services, Vital Statistics:
Application only for certificate or search

By mail:
Yukon Archives:
Box 2703,
Whitehorse,
Yukon, Canada
Y1A 2C6
Email: yukon.archives@gov.yk.ca

For Registered Certificates:
Yukon Health and Social Services, Vital Statistics:
Genealogy - Vital statistics (H-2)
Health & Social Services,
Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6
Email: Vital.Statistics@gov.yk.ca

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