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Father and child

Birth and childcare

Registering a birth

The registration of a birth must, by law, take place within 42 days of the date of birth. A typical registration takes about 20 minutes. There is no fee to register or re-register a birth.

The Register Office

The Register Office is situated on the Hoe a short distance from the city centre. View location details and check availability.

Certificate services

Download a copy of a birth, death or marriage certificate application; correct a mistake on an existing certificate, view fees and re-registering information.

Naming ceremony

This ceremony is an opportunity to welcome a child/children into a family and community. View celebratory services venues.


Any still birth that occurs within the Plymouth City boundary is registered at the Plymouth Register Office.

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