The Vital Statistics Division of Service Nova Scotia is responsible for registration of vital events of birth, death, marriage, stillbirth and domestic partnership which occur in the province of Nova Scotia.
Find information on how to register the birth of your baby, order a birth certificate and other services related to having a baby.
Find information on what you need to do if you are dealing with the affairs of the deceased.
Learn more about what you need to do to get married in Nova Scotia.
Two persons who are living in a conjugal relationship may make the declaration of a Domestic Partnership.
Birth, marriage and death records are held by Vital Statistics and by Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.
You can apply to change your own name, spouse's name or, make an application to change your child's name.