How to get a canadian birth certificate

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  4. BIRTH CERTIFICATE AUTHENTICATION – BIRTH CERTIFICATE APOSTILLE IN CANADA
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If you register by mail, send these forms to the Office of the Registrar General with your Statement of Live Birth form. This order is called a declaration of parentage. You can do this online or by mail using the paper Statement of Live Birth form. Everyone who is listed as a parent on the birth registration must be at the computer when registering.

It takes about 25 minutes to fill out the online form. It is sent directly to the Office of the Registrar General. The form you fill out depends on the number of parents you want to register.

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For up to 2 parents, fill out the Statement of Live Birth Form 2. The form must be signed by everyone listed as a parent. Mail your completed form to the Office of the Registrar General.

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The address is at the top of the form. It takes about 4 months to process a paper Statement of Live Birth form. To check the status of your application, you can call ServiceOntario at or toll-free at You need to order a birth certificate online. You have to fill out the forms and send the package back by mail. If you have any questions, you can contact the Office of the Registrar General.

You can also do it later. It usually takes about 6 to 8 weeks to get the certificate in the mail. Sometimes, you may be able to get it faster.

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You can check the status of your application online. To order a birth certificate by mail, fill out the Request for Birth Certificate form.

You can order any type of birth certificate on the paper form. To check the status of your application, call ServiceOntario at or toll-free at Skip to main content.

Next steps 1. Understand who can be listed as a parent. Gather important information.

Gather documents. Register your child's birth.

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BIRTH CERTIFICATE AUTHENTICATION – BIRTH CERTIFICATE APOSTILLE IN CANADA

Learn more about this topic. Fill out and sign the Request for Birth Certificate form , and mail it with the required fee to the Office of the Registrar General. Visit the Ontario government website for detailed information about who can apply, the cost to apply and how long it will take. For more information about your situation, contact the Office of the Registrar General at Many community agencies can help you apply for a birth certificate.

To find help in your area, go to Services Near Me and search for "settlement services" in your area. Yes, if your child was born in Canada they are most likely a Canadian citizen. You must fill out an application and submit it online or by mail. How do I apply online? How do I apply by mail? Register the Birth Fill out and sign the Statement of Live Birth form that you get from the hospital or midwife when you give birth. Apply for the Birth Certificate Once you have the Notice of Birth Registration, you can apply for your child's birth certificate at any time.

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You can also apply for a birth certificate online. Is my child a Canadian citizen?

From Service Ontario. Types of Birth Certificates - Information about the 2 different types of birth certificates you can get.