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Civil Registration - Manitoba

Basics

Civil registration in Manitoba began in 1882.

Unrestricted access to Manitoba birth, marriage and death records is available is follows:

It may be possible to obtain access to later records, subject to eligibility requirements.

Finding the Records

Manitoba civil registration records are held by the provincial Vital Statistics Agency.

A searchable online index offers free Genealogical Searches for Unrestricted Records. Search results can automatically be pasted into an application form, which can then be mailed to the Vital Statistics Agency, together with an application fee.

To apply for a restricted record, use the application form on the Vital Statistics Agency web page. The form can be printed, completed and mailed, together with an application fee.

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