You can find further information on how to:
Register a birth
All births in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland must be registered within 42 days of the child being born. Find out more information about how, and where you register a birth here.
A naming ceremony provides an opportunity to celebrate the birth of a child, or to welcome an adopted child or a step-child into your family.
Order a copy of a birth certificate
Contact the Civil Registration service
Civil Registration Service
Bedford Borough Council
Old Town Hall
St Paul's Square