Canada. Department of Justice

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings

Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-888-373-2222
TTY Phone 1-800-267-7676
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Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Mailing Address c/o Central Registry of Divorce Proceedings, Family Law Assistance Services 
Department of Justice Canada 
284 Wellington St 
Ottawa, ON K1A 0H8
Physical Access Not Applicable - mailing address
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Maintains nation-wide records of divorce applications filed after July 2, 1968.
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Its main role is to help detect duplicate divorce proceedings. 
For information about a divorce application involving you, or copies of your divorce papers contact the court where the divorce application was filed (the Registry does not have copies of divorce papers)  
* to find out where the divorce application was filed, contact the Registry by phone or by filling out and sending a Search Request Form  
* to help the Registry find the right file, the full name and date of birth for both spouses and the date of the marriage must be provided 
For information about someone else's divorce proceedings: 
* complete Search Request and Consent Form  
* consent portion must be signed by the person in question, except in certain situations described on the form
Hours Telephone agents Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Not applicable
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Divorce Records

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