Re-register a birth

You must re-register your child’s birth if:

  • you want to add the natural father’s details to the birth record
  • you have married your child's natural father after the birth and want their details on the birth record

How to apply and make an appointment to re-register a birth

  1. get the relevant application form online or pick up a paper copy from the register office 
  2. complete your form
  3. get together all the correct documents to support your application
  4. come into the register office with your documents to submit your application form
  5. we will give you an appointment to come back and re-register the birth

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