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Site: Office of the Registrar General

Contact Information
Office Phone General Inquiry: 416-325-8305; Publications Ontario: 416-326-5300; Publications Ontario: 1-800-668-9938; Business Services: 1-800-361-3223
Toll Free Phone General Inquiry Ontario-wide: Ontario-wide 1-800-461-2156
TTY Phone Ontario-wide 1-800-268-7095
Fax 1-807-343-7459
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provides Ontario government services and information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Due to COVID 19, some ServiceOntario service locations may be closed or operating on reduced hours -- for details

Complete your transactions online where possible

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
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
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
ServiceOntario; 47 Sheppard Ave E
4th Fl, Unit 417
Toronto, ON
Canada M2N 5X5
View Google Map
Intersection Yonge St and Sheppard Ave E
Mailing Address Ontario Government Building; PO Box 4600, 189 Red River Rd 
3rd Flr 
Thunder Bay, ON 
Canada P7B 6L8
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; ID (Identification)
Service Categories Adoption Records ; Birth Certificates ; Death Related Records/Permits ; Marriage Certificates ; Name Change Assistance

Agency Overview

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