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Vital Statistics

The Vital Statistics Division of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations is responsible for registration of vital events of birth, death, marriage, stillbirth and domestic partnership which occur in the province of Nova Scotia.

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New Bundled Birth Service

Accessing government services related to the birth of your child is easy and convenient. When you register the birth of your child, you can apply for multiple government benefits and services at the same time.

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Birth

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Find information on how to register the birth of your baby, order a birth certificate and other services related to having a baby.

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Death

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Find information on what you need to do if you are dealing with the affairs of the deceased.

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Marriage

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Learn more about what you need to do to get married in Nova Scotia.

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Domestic Partnership

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Two persons who are living in a conjugal relationship may make the declaration of a Domestic Partnership.

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Genealogy

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Birth, marriage and death records are held by Vital Statistics and by Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.

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Changing Your Name

Changing Your Name

You can apply to change your own name, spouse's name or, make an application to change your child's name.

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Statistics and Reports

Interesting statistics

This section has interesting statistics from our birth, death and marriage data.

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Life Events

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Retiring, moving, looking for a job? Look here for more information on many common life events.

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