Correct a birth registration
You can apply for a birth registration correction when the information is wrong, for example if a mistake was made when recording a parent’s occupation. The government website will provide information on how to correct a birth registration.
The government website will provide information on how to add a father’s name to a birth certificate.
First names can be changed within one year of the registration of the birth by baptism or certificate of naming.
It costs £75 or £90 to apply to correct a mistake in a birth registration, payment is via debit or credit card.
To correct a birth registration or change a first name, you need to book an appointment with us. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.