​Registering a Death

​By law, every death in Saskatchewan must be registered with eHealth Saskatchewan. Registering a death in necessary to legalize a death and to order a Death Certificate.

Completing the Medical Certificate of Death

The physician, coroner, or prescribed practitioner (nurse practitioner) is responsible for completing the Medical Certificate of Death. The completed certificate will be forwarded to the funeral director who is in charge of body of the deceased. The Medical Certificate of Death must be completed before a burial permit can be issued. 

​Completing the Registration of Death

The funeral director is responsible for completing the registration of death.

The funeral director will send the completed registration of death and Medical Certificate of Death to eHealth Saskatchewan for registration and permanent record keeping.

Applying for a Burial Permit

The funeral director is responsible for completing the burial permit.

Contact Us

Toll Free: 1-800-667-7551 (Canada and US) 
Phone: 306-787-3251 
Fax: 306-787-8951 
Email: vitalstatistics@eHealthSask.ca

Phone service: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Walk-in service:  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday to Friday Excluding Statutory Holidays