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Vital statistics

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.

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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.

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Information on registering births, and applying and ordering birth certificates

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Change of name

Change of name costs, types, and steps that you need to take to change your name.

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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.

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Correcting a record

For corrections or amendments to a Birth, Marriage, or Death Record.

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How to order a Yukon death certificate. Only the deaths that have occurred in Yukon are registered in Yukon Vital Statistics.

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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.

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How to get married in Yukon, How to order a Yukon marriage certificate, Marriage Commissioner

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Vital Statistics fee schedule

Fee listing for certificates of birth, death, and marriage, search for records, marriage licenses, change of name, and other services.

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Contact info

Vital statistics

Business hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Phone: 867-667-5207

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5207

Fax: 867-393-6486


Mailing Address:

Vital statistics (H-2)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: 4th Floor, Financial Plaza | 204 Lambert St. | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]


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