Birth Certificates

You can apply for a birth certificate online


If a birth has been registered in Ontario, you can apply for this certificate online quickly, simply and securely.

Before You Start

Please note: The birth must be registered in Ontario to use this service. If your baby has not been registered please use the Newborn Registration Service.

  • To apply for your birth certificate, you will need:
    Applicant Information (First and Last Name, Mailing Address, Phone Number)
  • Subject Information (First, Middle, and Last Name, Date of Birth, Gender, City of Birth)
  • Previous Legal Names for the person named on the Birth Registration, if applicable
  • Mother's Information (Maiden Name)
  • Guarantor Information (only required for subjects age 9 or older; First and Last Name, Occupation, Work Address, Daytime Phone Number, if Guarantor is a Canadian Citizen)
  • A valid method of payment (VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Interac® Online)
  • A printer or the ability to save your receipt to print later

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