Site: Office of the Registrar General

Record #: MET0832
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 05 Apr 2024


Office Phone General Inquiry: 416-325-8305 ; General Inquiry: 1-800-461-2156, Toll Free ; ServiceOntario Main Call Centre: 416-326-1234 ; ServiceOntario Main Call Centre: 1-800-267-8097, Toll Free
TTY Phone 1-800-268-7095, Ontario-wide
Fax 1-807-343-7459


Address & Map
ServiceOntario, 47 Sheppard Ave E
4th Fl, Unit 417
Toronto, ON
Canada M2N 5X5
Intersection Yonge St and Sheppard Ave E
Mailing Address Office of the Registrar General, PO Box 3000, 189 Red River Rd 
Thunder Bay, ON 
Canada P7B 5W0
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms


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

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Hours ServiceOntario Main Call Centre Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
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


Service Categories Adoption Records ; Birth Certificates ; Death Related Records/Permits ; Marriage Certificates ; Name Change Assistance