Certificates Enquiry

Birthday 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 anniversary 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 and follow the instructions.

Birthday or anniversary message from the Governor General of Canada. 

The Governor General of Canada 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 of Canada.

If the anniversary or birthday has already taken place, the message from the Governor General of Canada may be backdated up to 12 months.

To request a message, please fill out the Request Form and follow the instructions.

Birthday or anniversary message from the Prime Minister of Canada

Upon request, the Prime Minister sends congratulatory certificates to Canadians celebrating milestone birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and anniversaries of life together.

For birthdays, congratulatory certificates are available for:

  • 65th birthdays and up at 5-year intervals (e.g. 70th, 75th, 80th, etc.)
  • 100th birthdays and up (e.g. 100th, 101st, 102nd, etc.)

For anniversaries, congratulatory certificates are available for:

  • 25th anniversaries and up at 5-year intervals (e.g. 30th, 35th, 40th, etc.)

Please note that only Canadian citizens may receive a congratulatory certificate from the Prime Minister.

To ensure on-time delivery, we ask that you submit your request at least six weeks before the event date.

(Please note that the personal information that you provide is protected under the provisions of the Privacy Act.)

Please fill out this form.

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

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 fill out this form.

Certificate or celebration greetings from MP Chris d’Entremont

If there is a special occasion coming up that you would like to acknowledge with a greeting or certificate please email my office at Chris.dEntremont@parl.gc.ca