Changing Your Sex Designation

Last modified: 
Tue, 12/18/2018 - 15:09

Eligibility

To be eligible for changing your sex designation on your NWT birth certificate, your birth must be registered in the NWT.

How to apply for a Change in Sex Designation

19 Years of Age or Older

Under 19 years of age

Between 16 and 18 years of age and living independently from parents

Prerequisites

  • Birth must have occurred in the Northwest Territories.

Forms

Forms are available online or you can request a copy from the Registrar General of Vital Statistics, Health Services Administration Office.

Fees

Change in Sex Designation Amendment

$33.00

Application for Certificate of Birth/ Marriage / Death

$22.00

Contact this Service

Phone: 1-800-661-0830 (toll free)

Email: hsa@gov.nt.ca

Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

Sending the Completed Form…

Registrar General of Vital Statistics
Health Services Administration Office
Bag #9
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

Related Services / Information


If you also wish to change your gender marker in other identity documents, you will need to contact those agencies yourself:

Please be aware that these agencies may not accept gender X or a single name. The Department of Health and Social Services does not have authority over other organizations as each will have their own requirements to access programs and services they offer.