Office of the Registrar General

Birth, Marriage & Death Certificates

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Record #: SHA0135 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 21 May 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone416-325-8305
Toll Free Phone1-800-461-2156
Fax807-343-7459 (Applications only with Credit Card Payment)
Site LocationOntario Government Building
Located In CommunityThunder Bay
Address & Map
189 Red River Rd, 3rd Flr
Thunder Bay, ON
IntersectionRed River Rd and Water St
Contact Information
Mailing AddressPO Box 4600 
189 Red River Rd 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6L8
Description & Services
Description (Service)You can apply for birth, death or marriage certificates for events that have been registered in Ontario by mail, fax, online or in person (only at the Toronto office 47 Sheppard Ave E). *Application forms are available: online at; by mail from the Office of the Registrar General; and in person from the Toronto Office and at ServiceOntario Centres. 
* Delays may be experienced if an application is incomplete or the information provided is inaccurate 
* Registrations can take up to 8 weeks from the date of the event - birth, marriage or death. * Online applications for certificates are guaranteed to be completed in 15 business days, subject to certain conditions 
* Premium online service guarantees the certificate to be completed in 5 days, for an additional charge per certificate 
* Use the online Newborn Registration Service ( to register your baby's birth, apply for a birth certificate, Child Tax Benefits, and for a Social Insurance Number all at the same time.
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedOntario
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Other Details
Legal Status(30) Provincial Government
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesBirth Certificates ; Death Related Records/Permits ; Marriage Certificates