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Birth Registration

Find out information about registering a birth.
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All births in England must be registered within 42 days of the child being born.

Suffolk County Council registrars can register the births of all babies born in the county of Suffolk. You can register at any of our registration offices regardless of where in Suffolk your baby was born.

You can view details you will need when registering a birth, and what you should take

How to register a Birth

Suffolk County Council registration offices are located in:

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Haverhill
  • Felixstowe
  • Ipswich
  • Lowestoft
  • Newmarket
  • Saxmundham
  • Stowmarket
  • Sudbury
  • Woodbridge

Find out how and where to register your child’s birth in Suffolk.