Any child born in England and Wales whose natural parents have married or entered into a civil partnership since they were born, must have their birth re-registered.
This a legal requirement that creates a new birth record for your child. There is no time limit on when this must be completed.
There is no charge for re-registration but the statutory certificate fee will be charged for any certificate(s) issued.
You must complete form LA1 and bring this with you to your re-registration appointment.
For children born outside England and Wales, authorities of that country should be contacted to check whether re-registration is required.
|Re-registration following the marriage or civil partnership of two female parents contact the General Register Office on 0300 123 1837.|