Parents of children born in Centre Wellington (former Town of Fergus, Village of Elora, Townships of Pilkington, Nichol, West Garafraxa and a portion of Eramosa), must now register their child's birth directly with the Office of the Registrar General. Registration can be made either online or by mail.
Application for birth certificates can be made either online or by mail.
- Online – Register electronically and pay by credit card
- By mail – Pick up a paper application at the customer service counter at the Township Municipal Office, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, complete it, and submit it to the Office of the Registrar General.
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.
For further information on birth registrations or birth certificate, 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.