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Translated Brochures

The Vital Statistics Agency provides a series of translated brochures in widely spoken languages in B.C. The brochures offer instructions to assist clients with completing Vital Statistics forms. Find the following brochures below:

  • Registering Your Child's Birth
  • Applying for Certificates in British Columbia
  • Getting Married in British Columbia
  • Changing Your Name in British Columbia

The Vital Statistics Agency is committed to making its services and programs accessible to all British Columbians. Translations are provided in English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Punjabi, Tagalog and Vietnamese.

English

Simplified Chinese

Registering Your Child's Birth in Simplified Chinese Registering Your Child's Birth (PDF 1.4M)

Applying for Certificates in British Columbia in Simplified Chinese Applying for Certificates in British Columbia (PDF 771K)

Getting Married in British Columbia in Simplified Chinese Getting Married in British Columbia (PDF 930K)

Changing Your Name in British Columbia in Simplified Chinese Changing Your Name in British Columbia (PDF 592K)

Traditional Chinese

Registering Your Child's Birth in Traditional Chinese Registering Your Child's Birth (PDF 1.6M)

Applying for Certificates in British Columbia in Traditional Chinese Applying for Certificates in British Columbia (PDF 1.1M)

Getting Married in British Columbia in Traditional Chinese Getting Married in British Columbia (PDF 1.0M)

Changing Your Name in British Columbia in Traditional Chinese Changing Your Name in British Columbia (PDF 797K)

French

Registering Your Child's Birth in French Registering Your Child's Birth (PDF 1.2M)

Applying for Certificates in British Columbia in French Applying for Certificates in British Columbia (PDF 516K)

Getting Married in British Columbia in French Getting Married in British Columbia (PDF 789K)

Changing Your Name in British Columbia in French Changing Your Name in British Columbia (PDF 419K)

German

Registering Your Child's Birth in German Registering Your Child's Birth (PDF 1.2M)

Applying for Certificates in British Columbia in German Applying for Certificates in British Columbia (PDF 515K)

Getting Married in British Columbia in German Getting Married in British Columbia (PDF 785K)

Changing Your Name in British Columbia in German Changing Your Name in British Columbia (PDF 411K)

Punjabi

Registering Your Child's Birth in Punjabi Registering Your Child's Birth (PDF 1.3M)

Applying for Certificates in British Columbia in Punjabi Applying for Certificates in British Columbia (PDF 792K)

Getting Married in British Columbia in Punjabi Getting Married in British Columbia (PDF 868K)

Changing Your Name in British Columbia in Punjabi Changing Your Name in British Columbia (PDF 521K)

Tagalog

Registering Your Child's Birth in Tagalog Registering Your Child's Birth (PDF 1.3M)

Applying for Certificates in British Columbia in Tagalog Applying for Certificates in British Columbia (PDF 510K)

Getting Married in British Columbia in Tagalog Getting Married in British Columbia (PDF 787K)

Changing Your Name in British Columbia in Tagalog Changing Your Name in British Columbia (PDF 421K)

Vietnamese

Registering Your Child's Birth in Vietnamese Registering Your Child's Birth (PDF 1.2M)

Applying for Certificates in British Columbia in Vietnamese Applying for Certificates in British Columbia (PDF 525K)

Getting Married in British Columbia in Vietnamese Getting Married in British Columbia (PDF 827K)

Changing Your Name in British Columbia in Vietnamese Changing Your Name in British Columbia (PDF 421K)