Register a birth



  • Free to register a birth.
  • £12.50 to purchase a standard birth certificate at the time of registration. Central government set the price for certificates.
  • £83 to apply for a correction if you find a mistake on the birth certificate after it's signed, or £99 if the correction needs to be considered by the Registrar General.

Apply for a copy birth certificate

You can pay for another copy or a replacement copy of a birth certificate at any time after registering a birth.