After you have submitted your online application, you may use our Online Status Inquiry System to track the status of your application(s). Status will be made available by the next business day. To learn more about the Online Status Inquiry, visit: https://www.orgforms.gov.on.ca/status.

Welcome to the Office of the Registrar General's Online Certificate Application website. You can apply for birth, death or marriage certificates for events that have been registered in Ontario. (Registration can take 10 to 16 weeks from the date the birth, marriage or death took place, depending on the event.)

For applications sent to us electronically, processing time is 15 business days (shipping time is not included). Premium online service is also available (5 business days including shipping time), in certain cases, with the payment of a premium surcharge. Click on Terms and Conditions for details on services levels available.

In certain cases, you may be required to print, sign and mail your application (for example, when the applicant is not paying by credit card or by INTERAC Online, or supporting documentation is required to be attached to the application).

Birth

You may apply for a birth certificate, a certified copy of birth registration or a search. Guarantor information must be provided for subjects aged 9 and older. Visit Terms and Conditions for details on Service Guarantee. GUARANTEED   

Marriage

You may apply for a marriage certificate, a certified copy of a marriage registration or a search.

Visit Terms and Conditions for details on Service Guarantee.

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Death

You may apply for a death certificate, a certified copy of statement of death or a search.

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Important: Every person who submits an application for a certificate and thereby requests that a service be performed by the Office of the Registrar General must pay the required fee. Therefore, applicants who cancel their application or who are refused a certificate are not eligible for a refund.

You may submit up to five applications in one session as long as you are eligible to apply for the certificate. For more information on certificates and eligibility, please click on Frequently Asked Questions.

For more information on how to reach us, click on Contact Us.




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