Quebec Authentications Instructions

Click on the following link to fill out the proper forms to check the validity of your certificates. (they do not call this process authentication)


Verification of the validity of a certificate 


  • Enter the registration number.
  • Enter the information.
  • Obtain the result of the verification.


If you are looking for general information and cannot find it on our website, we invite you to write to us at


Quebec: 418 644-4545

Montreal: 514 644-4545

Other regions of Quebec: 1 877 644-4545 (toll free)

Outside Quebec: 1 418 644-4545 (fees apply)

Teleprinter (TTY): 1 800 361-9596


Send the completed form, BC & ROLB certificates, prepaid self addressed envelope and cover letter (below) to:


Director of Civil Status

2535, boulevard Laurier

Québec (Quebec) G1V 5C6


Registered mailing Instructions For ROLB to Official Documents

  1. Copy the Cover letter template for yourself to use and edit the information that is correct at your time of mailing including amounts enclosed.
  2. Sign document with Blue Pen (First, Last name as usual)
  3. Attach one of the registered mail tracking stamps at the top right as shown in above example on your cover letter. You will get these registered mail stickers from the post office. Attach the other one to the receipt you get at the post office when sending. Put this in your binder for your records. Take a picture of your document or photocopy it and keep a record in your binder with a picture of the envelope.
  4. Send Registered Mail.
  5. When your documents come back, keep them in your binder (in plastic sleeves to keep them in good shape).


In this Process You Will Want to keep Copies of Everything 

for your records!





Done by the light of day this:

 Second day of the twelve month of:

 Two-thousand and Nineteen this common era.

To: Director of Civil Status

2535, boulevard Laurier

Québec (Quebec) G1V 5C6


RE:  Verification of the validity of a certificate 


I am requesting the validity of a certificate of the below document(s) that are enclosed:

  1.     Registration of Live Birth
  2.     Birth Certificate


I have enclosed $XX Money Order ($XX.00 per document) payable to; (ask Official Documents whom to write Money Order out to)


I affirm that I require this process “for business and private matters” and these document(s) will NOT be used for “fraudulent purposes.”


Please return to the address below in prepaid envelope provided:


#123 123 Ave.

Vancouver, BC  V3A 3V2  


By: Authorized Representative:  ___________________________________