What you need to tell the registrar

During your appointment, the registrar will ask you:

  • When was the birth
  • Where did it happen
  • The full names of the parent(s) (including alternative and previous names)
  • Dates and places of birth of the parent(s)
  • The occupations of the parent(s)
  • The home address of the parent(s)

You MUST check the entry carefully before signing. A correction to a birth register entry will cost up to £90 plus the cost of replacement certificates.

Certificates can only be issued after the register page is signed.

See our privacy notice, for more information about how we use your data.

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