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Certificates -- Birth, Death, Marriage

To obtain an Ontario Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate you may apply online using the Office of the Registrar General's Online Certificate Application website.

You can also pick up a hard copy application in person from the Clerk's Department at Town Hall (87 Broadway) and mail it to:

Province of Ontario
Office of the Registrar General
P>O> Box 4600, 189 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 6L8

Birth certificates

If your baby was born in Ontario, you will need to register your baby’s birth to get a birth certificate. You can register the birth and apply for a birth certificate at the same time through the Newborn Registration Service available on the ServiceOntario website.

Death certificates

For a death that occurred in Ontario, you can apply online for a death certificate through the ServiceOntario website. This website will allow you to complete the death certificate application, and then you have the option of submitting it online or printing a hard copy for mailing.

Marriage certificates

A marriage certificate is a document containing the details of a marriage performed in Ontario. You can order a copy or multiple copies online if the marriage is registered in Ontario. You can use this certificate to change your name, process a divorce, or as a record of family history.