Register a birth: step by step

How to register a birth, book an appointment and the documents and information you need to provide.

By law a birth must be registered within 42 days. 

Step by step navigation

  1. Who can register a birth

    Who can register the birth of a baby.

  2. Information you need to provide

    The evidence you need to bring to your birth registration appointment. 

  3. Book an appointment

    How to book an appointment to register the birth of a baby born in Haringey. There are no hospitals in Haringey and you must register the birth in the area your baby was born.