Congratulatory Messages

Please note that all certificates are sent by regular mail.  Please ensure that you submit your request at least 6 weeks in advance to ensure delivery prior to your date of celebration.

Milestone Birthdays and Anniversaries

To request a congratulatory message from the Lieutenant Governor for milestone birthdays and/or anniversaries, please complete the Protocol Office online request form.   

Please note the following parameters apply for congratulatory milestone messages:


Starting at 80 then every 5 years only (80, 85, 90, 95, 100).
Available annually after 100.


Starting at 50 then every 5 years only (50, 55, 60, 65, 70).
Available annually after 70.

Messages from His Majesty The King or the Governor General

To request a congratulatory message from His Majesty The King or The Governor General please review the instructions and online forms available on the Governor General's website.  

Canadian Armed Forces Retirement Certificates

To request a retirement certificate from the Lieutenant Governor for a member of the Canadian Armed Forces please complete the online request form.