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Registering a birth

We are not currently registering any births. You can claim child benefit or universal credit without registering the birth.

If you have an appointment already booked this has been postponed.

The requirement to register a birth within 42 days has been temporarily lifted.

Claiming child benefit or universal credit

You can claim child benefit or universal credit without registering the birth.

Registering a stillbirth or neonatal death

If you need to register a stillbirth or neonatal death:

and we will call you to register the death.