Birth Registrations / Birth Certificates / Travel Letters

Birth Registrations

babyParents of children born in Guelph must now register their child’s birth with the Office of the Registrar General. Registration can be made either online or by mail.

  • Online – Register electronically with ServiceOntario’s Newborn Registration Service at www.serviceontario.ca/newborn
  • By mail – Pick up a paper application at ServiceGuelph, City Hall, 1 Carden Street, Guelph, complete it, and submit it to the Office of the Registrar General.

Birth Certificates

Applications for Birth Certificates can be made either online OR by mail.

  • Online – Register electronically and pay by credit card at www.serviceontario.ca.
  • By mail – Pick up a paper application at ServiceGuelph, City Hall, 1 Carden Street, Guelph, complete it, and submit it to the Office of the Registrar General with payment.

Travel Letters

Travel letters for newborns are no longer available. If parents are travelling with their newborn and do not have a birth certificate, they must contact the Office of the Registrar General at 1-800-461-2156.

More Information

For further information on Birth Registrations or Birth Certificates, please contact the Office of the Registrar General, 189 Red River Road, P.O. Box 4600, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6L8, 1-800-461-2156 or visit their website at www.serviceontario.ca.