Order a Death Certificate
A death certificate is required:
- As legal proof of the death
- To settle an estate
- To receive entitlements for benefits such as pensions and insurance
Who Can Apply for a Death Certificate - see a list of who can apply for and receive a death certificate
Step 1: Choose the Type of Death Certificate
Contains the full name of the deceased, date of death, place of death, age, sex, marital status, registration number and registration date.
Genealogical photocopy ($50)
Contains all of the information that appears on the original death registration excluding cause of death and is stamped "FOR GENEALOGY ONLY".
- Genealogical photocopies are generally used for gathering family history (trees) – anyone is eligible as long as the Death happened more than 70 years ago
Certified photocopy ($50)
Contains all of the information that appears on the original death registration including cause of death.
Step 2: Choose How to Submit Your Order
Ordering online is a faster, easier and more convenient way to order Health Registries certificates. It eliminates the need for downloading and printing application forms and sending them to eHealth for manual entry into our processing system. Ordering online also eliminates the costs and delivery times associated with shipping paper-based forms, and provides the added convenience of paying by credit card. You can also skip the step of writing a cheque or issuing a money order and place orders for multiple certificates with one application - saving you time, effort and money!
The online certificate ordering process is designed to be straightforward and user-friendly and is loaded with built-in help content to guide you through the ordering process. You can also contact the Health Registries Customer Support Team by email or toll free line during normal business hours and they will be able to answer your questions and guide you through the online ordering process.
It is important to note that all online orders are subject to a screening review.
Before you begin:
You must have a valid credit card to process your order online. If you do not, you will need to submit your order using the manual forms-based process.
An online order must be completed in one session; it cannot be saved on your computer. If you stop typing for longer than 30 minutes, your order will timeout and all information entered will be erased.
Please have the following information ready prior to starting your online ordering process:
- Death Subject
As an applicant, if you are not a person who can apply for a Death Certificate, you must provide supporting authorization documentation (upload.) You will have to scan and attach an Authorization Form to your online order. A screen will be provided during ordering process to allow you to search your computer for the signed authorization information and attach the file.We recommend you print your payment receipt to keep for your records. The Order Number that appears on the payment receipt can be used in all communication with Saskatchewan Health Registries regarding your application.
|Remember, you must have a valid credit card to submit an order online. If you do not, you will need to use the manual forms-based process below. |
Order by Forms
If you do not have a valid credit card, you can manually submit your certificate order by forms and send them in to eHealth for manual processing.
- Order a death certificate by manual forms-based process
Please be advised that by submitting a certificate order (online or by forms), you consent to eHealth Saskatchewan collecting and using your personal information to determine your eligibility to receive the certificate(s) that you have requested. eHealth has the authority to collect and use your personal information for this purpose pursuant to The Vital Statistics Act, 2009 and The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please visit the Legal page of our website for more information.
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