Register a birth

Where to register a birth

You must register a baby in the registration district in which the birth occurred within 42 days of the birth.  

New birth registrations now take place by booked appointment only at the East Ham Town Hall: 

East Ham Town Hall 324 Barking Road East Ham London E6 2RP

Find East Ham Town Hall on a map.   

If the baby was born in Scotland or Northern Ireland or any overseas country the birth will have to be registered in those countries.  

Birth certificates 

Birth certificates cost £11 and can be purchased  at the registration.