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Register a birth

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, birth registration appointments are suspended until further notice. No penalty will be incurred for births not registered within the statutory 42 day period.

If you need to make a claim for child benefit or universal credit during this period you may do so without having to wait for the birth to be registered.

Copies of birth certificates are suspended until further notice.

Other types of certificates 

Making changes to the record or certificate

You can correct some information on a birth certificate:

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