Book an appointment to register a birth

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Nottinghamshire parents can now book appointments to register births, regardless of when their babies were born. Registration offices in West Bridgford, Mansfield, Arnold, Newark, Retford and Worksop are now open by appointment only. To book an appointment, please call our Customer Services Centre on 0300 500 8080. For more information, view our resuming birth registration appointments frequently asked questions.


As parents, you are legally required to register a birth. You need to register your baby’s birth in order to obtain a birth certificate and give him/her an official identity.

Temporary relocation of Worksop Registration Office

The Worksop Registration Office has been temporarily relocated due to flooding to: 

The Turbine Innovation Centre
Shireoaks Triangle Business Park
Coach Close
S81 8AP

The temporary office is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 4.30pm and the registrations team will be actively available for all appointments.  


Book an appointment to register a birth

This service is for

Booking an appointment online to register a birth at one of our register offices.

You will need

For more information on registering a birth and what you'll need to take to your appointment, see our how to register a birth page.

For the Tell Us Once service you will also need to bring with you:

  • a fully completed Child Benefit claim form and the accompanying prepaid HMRC envelope, which can be found in the Bounty Pack from the hospital or midwife. If you did not receive a Bounty Pack, this form can be completed online or downloaded from the GOV.UK website.
  • the contact details, and national insurance number of the parent(s) to be named in the birth registration.
  • details of any benefits the parent(s) to be named on the birth register are receiving or have applied for.
Registration of births suspended

Alternative ways to do this

If you are unable to do this online please telephone our customer service centre on 0300 500 80 80.

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