Register a birth

Information for the register

At the Register Office, you will be seen in private and asked for information about the baby, the mother and the father (if his details are to be entered into the register)

Who can register a birth

Documents you need to bring to the appointment

You will need to bring the red book you were issued at the hospital as well as the following items where possible:

  • passport
  • driving licence
  • birth certificate
  • marriage/civil partnership certificate
  • proof of address (eg council tax bill, utility bill)

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