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: Online Status Inquiry.

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.


You may apply for a birth certificate, a birth certificate with parental information, a certified copy of birth registration or a search.

Guarantor information must be provided for birth certificates for individuals aged 9 or older. Please have the guarantor information (name, address, phone number, and profession of guarantor) ready and available before starting this online request or you may experience delays in processing.



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


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

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.

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

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