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Registering a birth

You must book an appointment to register a birth within 42 days of your child being born.

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Re-registration of a birth

Re-registering a birth following the marriage of the baby's parents or to add the natural father's details

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Order a copy of a birth certificate

Get a copy of a birth certificate online, by post or in person

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Changing your child's forename

Changing your child’s forename on the original birth entry

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Correcting a registration

Advice on how to arrange a correction if you have discovered a mistake on a birth certificate

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  • Updated: 16 Nov 2016
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