Information on adoptions, change of name, genealogy, and certificates of birth, death, and marriage.
It is against postal regulations to send cash for payments on certificates. Please make your cheque or money order payable to Government of Yukon.
Certificates may also be ordered by phone. Payment by Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
Note: We no longer accept payment over fax after July 15, 2014.
It takes approximately two weeks to process your certificate request.
We thank you for your patience.
Vital Statistics does not give out any original adoption information.
Amendments to the Vital Statistics Act
Amendments to the Human Rights Act and the Vital Statistics Act passed in June 2017 to protect transgender people from discrimination and provide them with better access to government services.
Information on registering births, and applying and ordering birth certificates
Change of name
Change of name costs, types, and steps that you need to take to change your name.
Change of sex on birth registration
The steps you need to take to change the sex on your birth registration. Recent amendments to Yukon’s Vital Statistics Act removed the requirement for sex reassignment surgery before a person can change the sex on their birth registration.
Correcting a record
For corrections or amendments to a Birth, Marriage, or Death Record.
How to order a Yukon death certificate. Only the deaths that have occurred in Yukon are registered in Yukon Vital Statistics.
Genealogy is the science or study of family descent. Many people are interested in family history research and Vital Statistics records are an important source of information for the family historian.
How to get married in Yukon, How to order a Yukon marriage certificate, Marriage Commissioner
Vital Statistics fee schedule
Fee listing for certificates of birth, death, and marriage, search for records, marriage licenses, change of name, and other services.
Business hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5207
Vital statistics (H-2)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Location: 4th Floor, Financial Plaza | 204 Lambert St. | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]