Registration of Births

Register a birth

Registration of a birth should be completed within 42 days.

To register a birth, you need to book an appointment with us. The appointment will take approximately 20 minutes. Before attending you need to read the guidance on how to register a birth.

Birth certificates can be purchased on the day of registration. The cost is £11.00 each and payment is by debit or credit card.

If you need to speak to a Registrar about an urgent birth registration, please phone 0300 555 1392.

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