Application for Service Forms


Check Before You Send

  • Confirm that you are permitted to file an Application for Service (336 KB)
  • Complete all relevant sections of the form. All requests with incomplete information must be accompanied by a written explanation of the omission. If any portion of the relevant event information is left blank, the application will be returned for completion.
  • Attach a photocopy of your legal birth certificate. (A baptismal certification is not acceptable.)
  • Enclose the $50.00 application fee – cheque or money order in Canadian funds payable to Newfoundland Exchequer account.

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Place the application form, a photocopy of your legal birth certificate (a baptismal certificate is not acceptable) and the required fee in a mailing envelope (grey envelopes preferred). Send to the address provided below.

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Application Form and Envelope Downloads

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Mailing Address

Confidential Services
Vital Statistics Division Service NL
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4J6

Office Location: 149 Smallwood Drive, Mount Pearl

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False Statements

Under the Adoption Act, it is an offence to make a statement that the person knows to be false or misleading in an application, or in connection with an application, for a copy of a birth registration or other record from the Vital Statistics Division, or for filing a disclosure veto or a no-contact declaration.

A person who makes a false statement commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a maximum fine of up to $10,000 and/or a term of imprisonment.

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