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Births & Deaths


The birth of every child born in the Province of Ontario must be registered within 30 days of the date of birth. You can use the newborn registration service to apply online for important government documents for your baby.

The birth certificate is a record of a birth that happened in Ontario and a government document that can be used as proof of identity.


Answers to common questions about what to do, and what support is available, when a loved one dies in Ontario.