You may use this easy and convenient service to make an application for a New Brunswick birth certificate and pay the required fees using a credit card or debit card*. To use this service the birth must have occurred in New Brunswick.
*You can use Interac Online as your payment method if you have online banking set-up with your financial institution. The participating financial institutions for debit card payment include: RBC Royal Bank, Scotiabank, TD Canada Trust and BMO Bank of Montreal.
Requesting a New Brunswick birth certificate online is a 4 step process:
Step 1: Complete Application Form, Verify and Confirm – You must complete, verify and confirm all required fields of the application form in order to proceed.
Step 2: Purchase Information – You will confirm the type and number of birth certificates to be purchased.
Step 3: Payment Information – You will be asked for your credit card or debit card information to complete the payment transaction.
Step 4: Transaction Confirmation - The results of your transaction will be confirmed, including details of your payment, which may be printed for your records.
You may cancel your application at any time during the process. You will simply be returned to this page.
You may only apply for your own birth certificate or that of your minor child using this online service.
A "Regular" request for a birth certificate will be processed by the Vital Statistics office within 5 business days excluding delivery time, if the application is complete, the information given in the application agrees with our records, and the event is registered. You may opt to have your certificate couriered for an additional fee.
An "Expedited" request for a birth 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 435 King Street, Fredericton, Suite 203 or sent by courier the next business day. Expedited service and courier service are available Monday through Friday.
All applications made using this service are subject to verification by the Registrar General of Vital Statistics.
1) Have any personal information (e.g. birth date, place of birth, parents full names and birth places, etc.) close by for reference.
2) Be sure that the birth occurred in New Brunswick.
3) Have a Visa, MasterCard, American Express or debit card for payment
In providing us with your personal information, it is important to us that you understand that we respect your privacy and understand our obligation to protect your personal information. Please be assured that we will safeguard your information and will minimize those who will need to access it.
If at any time you have questions or concerns regarding your personal information, please contact our Corporate Privacy Officer.