Registration of Birth in Canada

Understand the requirements for registering your baby...

Registration procedures of the birth of babies varies from province to province.

  • For details about provincial application procedures: Click here

It is also necessary to apply for a Social Insurance Number (SIN) for the baby, which enables access to government programmes and benefits.

A health card will be issued by the local province or territory. This allows access to insured health care services

Canadian Citizenship

If a baby is born in Canada, it automatically receives Canadian citizenship unless neither of the parents are citizens nor have permanent residency.