Required documentation

Birth

What information is required

When the birth is being registered, certain information regarding the parent/s will be required.

This will include:

  • full name/s
  • date/s of birth
  • If the parents are married to each other
  • the date and place of marriage

In addition to the letter from the hospital, it would be helpful if any applicable birth or marriage certificates are produced to the Registrar at the time of registration, if these documents are available.

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Marriage

Getting married is possibly the most important and exciting occasion in any couple’s life. The documentation required will be dependant on individual circumstances.

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Death 

Documents required

The following documents should be taken to the Registration office:-

  • The medical certificate of cause of death, Form 11, (normally given by the deceased person’s doctor, or by the hospital in which the death occurred);
  • The deceased’s birth certificate, if available;
  • If applicable, the deceased’s marriage certificate, if available;
  • If applicable, the deceased’s civil partnership certificate, if available;
  • The deceased’s National Health Service medical card, if available;
  • Any book, certificate or document relating to any pension or allowance, which the deceased received from government/public funds.

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Still Birth

Information and documents required

When registering a still-birth, certain information regarding the parent/s will be required, including details of full name/s and date/s of birth.  If the parents are married to each other, the date and place of marriage is also required.

Your registered medical practitioner or midwife will give you a certificate of still-birth to hand over to the registrar. 

It would be helpful if any applicable birth or marriage certificates are produced to the Registrar at the time of registration, if these documents are available.

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Civil Partnership

Your Civil Partnership is possibly the most important and exciting occasion in your life. The documentation required will be dependant on individual circumstances.

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