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BC Vital Statistics Change of Name - Vancouver Statutory Declaration

Statutory Declaration for BC Change of Name Applications

Under the provisions of the British Columbia Name Act, applicants who want to change their name must submit proper documentation. One of the requirements is a Statutory Declaration .This Statutory Declaration ensures that you have read the application and to the best of your knowledge, information and belief, the statements made within it are true in substance and in fact. You will also need to delare that you understand the submitted documentation, and that you have enclosed the necessary certificates.  Finally, you will declare that you understand that all previously issued birth certificates and BC marriage certificates will not be returned to you on the completion of the name change.

Brosgall Legal | Notary Services would be pleased to assist you with this statutory declaration, as well as any certified copy requirements. This article explains statutory declarations and certified copies. If you have any questions, or want to book an appointment, please send us an email or call us at 604-685-ADAM [2326]. You may also visit our home page for further information. 

Statutory Declarations

A statutory declaration is a written document of facts that the declarant (you) says is true. The BC Vital Statistics Agency provides the necessary form on page 6 of the application package. Brosgall Legal then notarizes the declaration with our signature, stamp and seal.

Certified Copies

A certified copy is a photocopy of a document that a lawyer or notary compares to the original, and then certifies to be a true copy of that original by applying their signature and seal on the copy.

BC Name Change Applications

Brosgall Legal regularly helps people with their statutory declarations and certified copies when they apply to change their name in British Columbia. We ensure that you complete your documentation correctly. Failing to do so can result in delays, rejections and returned applications. Brosgall Legal makes certain your statutory declarations and certified copies are done properly the first time.

Vancouver Notary Public, Commissioner of Oaths, and Lawyer

Brosgall Legal's owner and principal, Adam Brosgall, is an experienced Vancouver Notary Public, Commissioner of Oaths, and Lawyer. He is fully qualified, licenced, and insured to do statutory declarations and certified copies. If you have any questions, please feel free to send us an email, or call 604-685-ADAM [2326] to book an appointment. Same day service and walk-ins are welcome. Please see our Vancouver Notary home page for our other services, and we look forward to seeing you.