Site: Office of the Registrar General

Record #: MET0832
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 09 Jun 2022


Description (Service) Issues certificates for births, deaths, marriages and adoptions that occurred in Ontario ; administers name changes ; registers clergy, judges and others authorized to perform marriages

For information on obtaining or replacing an Ontario birth certificate CLICK HERE

For information on adoption records and registration CLICK HERE

For information on getting married, and documentation required for marriage licences and marriage certificates CLICK HERE

For information on obtaining a death certificate CLICK HERE

Service Details

Hours COVID-19 -- In-person services may be impacted: check ahead
ServiceOntario counter and telephone contact centre Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Open to all

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call or visit website for information and application forms ; application process and costs vary according to document applied for and service delivery method requested ; complete your transactions online where possible
Languages English; French
Fees Vary based on type of document or service requested ; name change due to marriage free if within 90 days

Address and Location

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
ServiceOntario, 47 Sheppard Ave E
4th Fl, Unit 417
Toronto, ON
Canada M2N 5X5
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Intersection Yonge St and Sheppard Ave E
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms

Contact Information

Office Phone General Inquiry: 416-325-8305
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-2156, Ontario-wide
TTY Phone 1-800-268-7095, Ontario-wide
Fax 1-807-343-7459
Mailing Address Ontario Government Building; PO Box 4600, 189 Red River Rd 
3rd Flr 
Thunder Bay, ON 
Canada P7B 6L8

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