Birth Registration Service

By Appointment Only!

You MUST legally register/ declare your child's birth within 42 days!

Registering Your Baby

You can register you at your local children's Centre if you have had your baby in either North Tyneside, Northumberland or Newcastle. We will send your baby's details to the right local authority and your baby's birth certificate will be sent to you within 5 - 10 working days. The birth certificate will cost £11 each.

What you will need to bring

You will need to bring with you to your appointment the following things:

  • Postal Order or Cheque Book (Sorry we don't except Cash), You can also pay by Card Payment

  • National Insurance Numbers for all adults on the birth certificate, plus dates of birth and date of marriage

  • Details for all adults on the birth certificate who applied for or are in receipt of benefits

  • Identity documents for the person who is registering the birth - one piece of photographic evidence and also proof of address

  • Proof of identity for any partner living in the same household and any benefits they are in receipt of or have applied for.

For more information or to book your appointment to register your baby please call 0191 643 8804 or for information on other services the Children's Centre has to offer click here