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 Community Neighbourhood Centre: 

East Ham Community Neighbourhood Centre 
328 Barking Road 
East Ham 
London 
E6 2RT 

Find East Ham Community Neighbourhood Centre 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 bought at the registration.