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.)
You can send your request by filling out the form here: https://pm.gc.ca/en/connect/greetings.
To ensure on-time delivery, we ask that you submit your request at least six weeks before the event date.
Governor General or the Queen
The Governor General sends messages to Canadians who are 90 years of age (and every 5 years thereafter) and to couples on their 50th anniversary (and every 5 years thereafter).
The Queen sends messages who Canadians who ae 100 years of age (and every year thereafter), to couples who have been married for 60 years (and every 5 years thereafter), and to couples who have been married for 70 years (and every year thereafter).
You can send your request by filling out the form here: https://www.gg.ca/en/contact-us/birthday-anniversary-greetings.
You may also print the Request for Birthday and Anniversary Greetings from the Governor General and Her Majesty the Queen, complete it and send it by fax to 613-990-7636 or by regular mail (no postage necessary if mailed in Canada) to:
The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General
1 Sussex Drive