The following information applies to children born in England or Wales. For children born elsewhere you should seek advice from the authorities in that country.
A child whose natural parents have married or formed a civil partnership since they were born, must have their birth re-registered.
Re-registration is free, although a statutory fee will be charged for any certificates issued.
Prior to the appointment form LA1 must be completed by both parents.
|Re-registration following the marriage or civil partnership of two female parents contact the General Register Office on 0300 123 1837.|