Meritorious Service Medal (M.S.M.)

Meritorious Service Medal (M.S.M.)

Regular price $35.00

This Honour is administered by the Chancellery of Honours at Rideau Hall. The nomination process for the military division however, is administered by the Department of National Defence. For more information on the Civil Division of the Meritorious Service Decorations, visit

Military nominations shall be processed through the chain of command in accordance with A-AD-200-000/AG-000 - Honours, Flags and Heritage Structure of the Canadian Forces .


The Meritorious Service Medal (military division) recognizes a military deed or activity that has been performed in a highly professional manner or of a very high standard that brings benefit or honour to the Canadian Forces.

The Civil Division recognizes a deed or an activity that has been performed in a highly professional manner, or according to a very high standard: often innovative, this deed or activity sets an example for others to follow, improves the quality of life of a community and brings benefit or honour to Canada.

Do you have questions about the Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division)? Please write to or call 1-800-465-6890 (toll-free).