Certificates enquiry

IMGL4721Birthday or anniversary message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sends messages to Canadians who are 100 years of age or older and to couples who are celebrating an anniversry of 60 years or more. These are issued by the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General.

If the anniversary or birthday has already taken place, the message from The Queen may be backdated up to 6 months.

To request a message, please fill out the Request form (PDF) and follow the instructions.

Anniversary Messages: 60th anniversary (min.) Interval: 5 years

Birthday Messages: 100th anniversary (min.) Interval: each year thereafter

*To ensure that you receive your message in time for your celebration, please a minimum of 6 weeks for delivery.


Birthday or anniversary message from the Govenor General the Right Honourable David Johnston

The Governor General sends messages to Canadians who are 90 years of age or older and to couples who are celebrating an anniversary of 50 years or more. These are issued by the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General. If the anniversary or birthday has already taken place, the message from the Governor General may be backdated up to 12 months.

To request a message, please fill out the Request form (PDF) and follow the instructions.

Anniversary Messages: 50th anniversary (min.) Interval: 5 years

Birthday Messages: 90th anniversary (min.) Interval: 5 years

*To ensure that you receive your message in time for your celebration, please a minimum of 6 weeks for delivery.


A special message from MP Bernard Généreux

You town or your organisation celebrate an historic moment or you host various and special activités? Your MP can highlight this event.

To make a request, do contact Annie Boutin, Administrative Assistant at 1855- 881-9876 or bernard.genereux.c1b@parl.gc.ca.


Request form for birthday and anniversary greetings from Leader of the Official Opposition Andrew Scheer

On request the Leader of the Official Opposition is pleased to send congratulatory certificates to Canadians celebrating significant birthdays and wedding anniversaries. Congratulatory certificates are available for 65th birthdays and up (at 5 year intervals), 100th birthday and up 25th wedding anniversary and up (at 5 year intervals). To ensure timely delivery we ask that you submit your request at least four weeks before the event date.

please do fill this form Formulaire de demande (PDF).


Request form from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

On request the Leader of the Official Opposition is pleased to send congratulatory certificates to Canadians celebrating significant birthdays and wedding anniversaries. Congratulatory certificates are available for 65th birthdays and up (at 5 year intervals), 100th birthday and up 25th wedding anniversary and up (at 5 year intervals). To ensure timely delivery we ask that you submit your request at least six weeks before the event date.

Veuillez remplir le Formulaire de demande (PDF).