Registering a birth

3. Your telephone appointment

The registrar will call you on the phone number you provide when you book your appointment.

  • This call may come from a ‘withheld’ or ‘unknown’ number.
  • Although we will try to call you at the appointment time, we may call up to 30 minutes before or after the arranged time.
  • If you miss your call, the registrar will try again up to 3 times.
  • If something happens which prevents you from being able to answer, or you need to change your appointment, call us on 0345 60 80 198.
  • During your phone call, the registrar will arrange for you to visit the register office to check and sign the register entry.

See our Privacy Notice for more information about how we use your data.

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