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Forms of Address

The Lieutenant Governor is accorded the honour and respect due to the Queen’s representative.

Individuals should always rise when the Lieutenant Governor enters a room or arrives at a function. Individuals should also rise when the Lieutenant Governor departs. At a dinner, ceremony or meeting, the Lieutenant Governor and those accompanying him (known as the Vice-Regal Party) should always be the last to enter and the first to leave.

  • The full title of the Lieutenant Governor is “Her Honour, the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island.”

  • The Lieutenant Governor is addressed personally as “Your Honour” and referred to as “Her Honour”.

If writing to the Lieutenant Governor the envelope and heading at the beginning of the letter should read:

The Honourable Antoinette Perry, O.P.E.I.
Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
One Terry Fox Drive
P.O. Box 846
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 7L9

Salutation on letter should read:
Your Honour

Closing on letter should read: Yours sincerely

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