Identification and certificates
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A birth certificate is a record of a birth that happened in Ontario. It is a government document that can be used as proof of identity.
How to register a new baby’s birth and in one transaction: get a birth certificate apply for a social insurance number (SIN) and sign up for Canada child benefits (including Ontario child benefits) This is called the 4-in-1 Newborn Bundle.
A marriage certificate is a document containing the details of a marriage performed in Ontario. You can order a copy or multiple copies online if the marriage is registered in Ontario. You can use this certificate to change your name, process a divorce, or as a record of family history. Getting married? Learn more about the forms you might need and how to get a marriage licence.
A death certificate is a document containing the details of a death that took place in Ontario. You can order a copy, or multiple copies online, if the death is registered in Ontario. You can use this certificate to cancel a health card or driver’s licence and for insurance purposes.
An Ontario Photo Card is a wallet sized card that provides government-issued identification to those Ontarians who do not have a driver’s licence, making it easier for them to do things such as travel, open a bank account, and perform any other activities that require official identification.
When you get married, you don’t have to legally change your last name (surname). You can change your last name to your spouse’s last name, or you can combine both of your last names into a hyphenated last name.
How to get identification cards, including an Indian status card.
How to change the address on your health card, driver's licence, and/or vehicle permit online.