Municipal Office


The birth of every child born in the Province of Ontario must be registered within 30 days after the date of birth with the municipal clerk of the municipality in which the child was born.

For children born on or after February 23, 2009, parents may now complete the statement of Live Birth on-line and electronically submit it directly to ServiceOntario's Office of the Registrar General. Births occurring in the Township of Scugog will no longer be registered with the municipality. Instead, parents are encouraged to use the Newborn Registration Service on-line at This new service allows parents to electronically submit the Statement of Live Birth and submit applications for a birth certificate and social insurance number at the same time.

Travel Letters are no longer available for births occurring in the Township of Scugog on or after February 23, 2009. If parents are required to travel with the newborn and have not applied for a birth certificate at the time of registration, please contact the Office of the Registrar General at 1-800-461-2156 or visit