Special Messages

Messages (Birthday/Anniversary)

Lieutenant Governor

Upon request, the Lieutenant Governor will send birthday/anniversary greeting to Newfoundlanders and Labradorians celebrating birthdays of 80 or more in intervals of 5 years, and to couples celebrating wedding anniversaries of 50 years or more. To request a greeting please contact the office at (709) 729-2669, by email at reginawhiteway@gov.nl.ca or by ordinary post at:

Government House
P.O. Box 5517
St. John’s, NL
A1C 5W4

Messages from The Queen

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sends messages to Canadians who are 100 years of age or older and to couples who have been married for 60 years or more. These are issued by the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General of Canada. For more information visit Governor General Congratulatory Messages opens new window. Please note that you will be asked to provide proof of age or length of marriage. Send your request six to twelve weeks before the event to ensure the message arrives on time. Messages from the Queen are mailed two weeks prior to the event

Messages from the Governor General of Canada

The Governor General of Canada sends messages to Canadians who are 90 years of age or older at 5 year intervals and to couples who have been married for 50 years or more at 5 year intervals. To request a message, visit Governor General Congratulatory Messages opens new window.

Photographs of The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, Governor General

To obtain photographs of Her Majesty The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, and the Governor General, please visit the Governor General of Canada website opens new window, or call 1-800-622-6232.