IMPORTANT NOTICE RESPECTING YOUR CHILD’S BIRTH REGISTRATION
If your child was born in the Town of Richmond Hill before midnight on February 23, 2009, you must register your child’s birth with the Town of Richmond Hill. You must complete a “Statement of Live Birth” (FORM 2) and return the completed form within one (1) year of your child’s birth to:
Town of Richmond Hill
Office of the Clerk - Birth Registrations
225 East Beaver Creek Road, P.O. Box 300
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 4Y5
Tel. (905) 771-8800
The Form 2 was provided to new parents from York Central Hospital following your child’s birth. If you require an additional copy of this form, please contact our offices and arrangements to provide you with one will be made.
Please note that you can only register your child’s birth with the Town of Richmond Hill within the first year of your child’s birth. If you have waited more than one (1) year to register your child’s birth, you are required to file your registration directly with the Province of Ontario at the address listed below. We are not able to accept birth registrations older than one (1) year.
If your child was born in the Town of Richmond Hill on or after February 24, 2009
, you must now register your child’s birth with the Province of Ontario. Your online registration will also allow you to apply for a birth certificate and a social insurance number for your child at the same time. You will register your child’s birth online through the ServiceOntario Website at www.serviceontario.ca/newborn
If you require additional information on how to register your child’s birth online, please contact the following office:
Government of Ontario
Office of the Registrar General
P.O. Box 4600
189 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6L8
Apply Online For A Birth Certificate
As part of ServiceOntario, the Office of the Registrar General now accepts birth certificate applications online. If you or your child were born in Ontario, you may apply for a birth certificate online using a credit card. They guarantee that your certificate will be delivered to you within 15 business days or your money will be refunded.
Online Birth Certificate Application