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.
Book an appointment to register a birth
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 birth certificate copy
Civil Registration Service
Bedford Borough Council
Old Town Hall
St Paul's Square
Telephone: 01234 718 028 (lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)