Congratulatory Messages

The Congratulatory Messages program sends congratulatory certificates on behalf of the prime minister for birthdays or wedding anniversaries.

Delivered by: Office of the Prime Minister

Eligibility Information

Congratulatory certificates are available for:

  • 25th wedding anniversaries and beyond (at 5-year intervals)
  • 65th birthdays and beyond (at 5-year intervals)

Application Information

Requests must include the following information:

  • the recipient's name or the name of the event
  • the date of the wedding anniversary, birthday or event
  • the date of the celebration
  • the preferred language (English or French)
  • the address to which the message should be sent
  • the telephone number of the person making the request

Requests can be submitted online using the electronic request form, or by e-mail, fax or mail.

Dates and Deadlines

  • Requests should be submitted at least six weeks before the event.

Contact Information