Book an appointment to register a birth
- Before booking an appointment
Please make sure you have read the gov.uk guidance on how to register a birth
- How long does an appointment take?
It takes about 30 minutes to register. If you urgently need to register a birth please telephone 0300 555 1392.
- Same day appointments
Same day appointments are not available.
If you need to speak to a Registrar about an urgent birth registration phone 0300 555 1392.
- Certificates and fees
There is no charge to register a birth. You can purchase birth certificates on the day for £11 each.
During the Registration you will be asked to check the registration entry carefully before you sign to confirm that information you have given is correct. Once you have signed the register entry, changes/corrections cannot be made without a formal process and will incur a fee of £75 to £90 depending on the nature of the correction.
- Where was your baby born?
If your baby was born in Hampshire, excluding Portsmouth and Southampton, you can register at any one of our 15 offices.
Babies born in Portsmouth can be registered at Fareham, Gosport, Havant or Petersfield register offices; as well as with Portsmouth Registration Service.
Babies born in Southampton can be registered at any of our Hampshire register offices; as well as with Southampton Registration Service.
Babies born in Surrey can be registered at Aldershot, Alton, Basingstoke and Petersfield register offices as well as with the Surrey Registration Service.
If you are unable to visit one of these offices you may register at another Hampshire office and your certificate will be posted to you.
- Book an appointment