Request a Certificate


The Protocol Office coordinates and administers the Premier’s Congratulatory Message Service. Official greetings from the Premier are sent to Nova Scotians across the province each year to commemorate significant birthdays and wedding anniversaries.

In addition, notification is sent to the following upon request and if the eligibility criteria is met:

Office of the Governor General

  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada
  • Governor General of Canada
Federal
  • Prime Minister of Canada
Provincial
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
  • Member of the Legislative Assembly for the recipient's constituency
  • Member of Parliament for the recipient’s constituency

Eligibility
The table below indicates the birthdays and anniversaries which qualify for congratulatory messages, as well as the official documents that may be required for verification. Congratulatory messages are only available upon request and not processed automatically folowing the initial request:

Birthday Anniversary
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Queen of Canada
100th(Available annually after 100)
A photo copy of a birth certificate or a
Social Insurance Number is required.
60+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 70)
A marriage certificate is required.
Governor General of Canada 90+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 100)
50+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 70)
Prime Minister of Canada 65+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 100)
25+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 70)
Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia 80+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 100)
50+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 70)
Premier of Nova Scotia 65+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 100)
25+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 70)
Member of the Legislative
Assembly of Nova Scotia
65+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 100)
25+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 70)
Member of Parliament 65+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 100)
25+ at five year intervals
(Available annually after 70)

Request a Greeting
To receive a congratulatory message, please complete the online form available through Request a Congratulatory Message.

Six weeks notice is required. Requests submitted with less than the six weeks notice may not be processed by the celebration date.

Protocol Office Contact:
Mr. Zoran Radulovic
Premier's Congratulatory Message Service
Barrington Level, One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1X5
Telephone: (902) 424-3692
Fax:          (902) 424-4309

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 1617
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y3