Canadian birth and death certificates must be obtained from the vital statistics office of the province in which the event occurred. They cannot be obtained through the Canadian Embassy. Requests should be sent directly to the appropriate provincial vital statistics office.
How do you apply for birth certificate in Canada?
- Fill out and sign the Request for Birth Certificate form, and mail it with the required fee to the Office of the Registrar General. You can also apply for a birth certificate online. Visit the Ontario government website for detailed information about who can apply, the cost to apply and how long it will take.
What do I do if I lost my Canadian birth certificate?
Contact the local police to report your lost or stolen birth certificate. If you suspect you have been a victim of identity theft, contact The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1 888 495-8501.
How do I replace my Canadian birth certificate?
If you were born in Ontario you can apply for a replacement birth certificate through Service Ontario. To replace your birth certificate, you can: apply online for a replacement birth certificate, or. download the application form [PDF] and apply by mail or fax.
How do I obtain a copy of my birth certificate?
Contact the vital records office in the state or territory where you were born to get a copy of your birth certificate. Follow the instructions for requesting copies and paying fees. If you need a copy fast, ask about expedited service or shipping when you place your order.
How long does it take to get a birth certificate?
It typically takes 4 to 8 weeks to receive your certified birth certificate copy in the mail. If you need your replacement sooner, premium services such as VitalRecordsOnline.com offer a Rush Package with expedited shipping. Some states may even be able to provide a copy within 2-3 business days.
Do Canadian birth certificates have parents names on them?
Birth Certificate: A birth certificate contains information taken from the birth registration. This birth certificate only contains information about the person named on the certificate; it does not contain parental information.
Can I get a copy of my birth certificate online?
You can get a certified copy of your birth certificate online or by visiting the birth certificate office where the person on record was born. Ordering your birth certificate online is the easiest way to order birth records.
Can I get a birth certificate same day?
Getting your birth certificate in person States such as Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, amongst others, offer same-day walk-in birth certificate issuance.