Application for a certificate or copy of an act (DEClic!)

To use the service

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When to use the service

The online service DEClic! – Application for a certificate or copy of an act is used to apply for a certificate or copy of an act of birth, marriage, civil union or death.

Who is the service for?

This service is for you if

  • you have access to the Internet
  • you have, or are able to obtain, an identifier (user code and password) for clicSÉQUR, the government authentification service


This service allows you to

  • pay less for your documents than you would by submitting an application by mail
  • avoid postal delivery times

Methods of payment accepted

Visa or MasterCard credit cards. Visa and MasterCard debit cards are not accepted.

Terms of use

You must

  • be mentioned in the act that pertains to the document requested, or provide a document establishing your interest in filing an application*
  • have a clicSÉQUR identifier. If you do not have one, you can obtain one when you use the online service, provided that you filed an income tax return the previous year. The clicSÉQUR identifier replaces your written signature.
  • hold a valid credit card to pay the fees

  • * If a document must be attached, you must submit your application by mail or at a service counter.


We offer normal or accelerated processing of applications.

In the case of a recent event, the time period for entering an event in the register must be taken into account. We cannot process your application for a certificate or copy of an act until the event has been registered.

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Reviewed: 2019-08-22

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