Registering a birth if your baby was born in Hull
If your baby was born in Hull you must make an appointment with the Hull Register Office to register the birth, you should do this within 42 days of the birth of your baby.
The Register Office is located within The Wilson Centre on Alfred Gelder Street; appointments are not currently beng made available at alternative locations.
Appointments must be booked online and cannot be booked over the telephone.
If you are unable to attend an appointment or experience difficulty when booking an appointment please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Attending the appointment
Both parents need to attend the appointment if unmarried or not in a civil partnership in order for the father's details to be recorded in the register. If parents are married or in a civil partnership only one parent needs to attend. There is no need to bring your baby to the appointment.
If you are a same-sex couple wishing to register - contact email@example.com so that we can check some details with you prior to your appointment to ensure we give accurate advice and that your appointment runs smoothly.
Information about what you will be asked and what you will need when you register a birth can be found below -
It is important that the information recorded in the register is correct. You will be asked to check it carefully at before signing the register page. It may be useful to bring documents to refer to and used to check the accuracy of spellings. Any corrections that have to be made after the registration has been completed can take time and will cost up to £90, plus the cost of replacement certificates.
You will be able to purchase a birth certificate at your appointment. Alternatively you can order a certificate online after you have attended your appointment or after completing a declaration in another registration district. Please do not order a certificate before you have registered the birth.
Birth Certificates cost £11 each.
A full birth certificate can be required for ID purposes when -
- obtaining a passport
- opening a bank account
- for nursery
- school and other applications
Use the form below to request a birth certificate for a birth registered in the last month. Certificates ordered will be posted to you at the earliest opportunity or when available can be collected from the Wilson Centre. You will also have the opportunity to purchase a keepsake folder, purchasing a folder will also prevent the certificate from being folded to fit into an envelope for posting.
Do not use this form if requesting a certificate for a birth that was not registered in the last month. For a copy of an older record use our standard copy certificate service.