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Register a birth

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Birth Registrations are offered by appointment only.

Please call 0116 305 6565 to make an appointment if:

  • your baby was born in Leicestershire (not including the City)
  • you live in the County of Leicestershire (not including the City) and your baby was born at a City Hospital (Infirmary or General)
  • you live in the County of Leicestershire (not including the City) and your baby was born outside of Leicestershire. Please note, it may be quicker for you to contact the district where the baby was born for an appointment in the first instance.

If you live in the City and your baby was born in the City, please call 0116 454 1000 to make an appointment or go to Leicester City Council's register a birth page to make an appointment online with Leicester City Council.

If you live outside of Leicestershire and your baby was born outside of Leicestershire, please contact either your local register office or the register office for the district where the baby was born.

To establish if your home address is in the City or County, please refer to your council tax bill.

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