How do I get my divorce certificate?

Step 1: Make sure 31 days have passed since your divorce order.

Step 2:

In person:  Attend at the Supreme Court registry where your divorce was filed.  The cost for a divorce certificate is $40.

By mail:  Mail a letter to the Supreme Court registry where your divorce was filed.  Include in the letter:

  • The court file number or the full names of both parties who divorced
  • Your mailing address and telephone number
  • A cheque or money order for $50 payable to the Minister of Finance (includes $10 mailing fee)

If you live outside Canada, and are unable to pay using Canadian funds, find out what payment options are available:

If you're not sure where your divorce was filed: The Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings for Canada can confirm the location where a divorce was filed.  However, they cannot provide an official divorce certificate.

Finding information about your divorce

To contact the Registry