Our Current Processing Times for Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates

SERVICE Normal Processing Times (Up to) Expedited Processing
Birth Certificates 5 Business Days 48 Hours
Marriage Certificates 10 Business Days 48 Hours
Death Certificates 10 Business Days 48 Hours
  • Completed applications with no discrepancies in the information will ensure faster processing.
  • Posted processing times do not include delivery times for postal or courier service.
  • Processing times are approximate and will change depending on the volume of applications received.
  • An “Expedited” request for a certificate will be processed by the Vital Statistics Office within 48 hours if the application is complete, the information given in the application agrees with our records, and the event is registered. The certificate may be picked up at Suite 203-435 King Street, Fredericton, NB, delivered by courier or placed in regular mail. Expedited service and courier service are available Monday through Friday.