Register a birth

By law, you must register your baby's birth within 42 days.

You can book an appointment at any registration office in Lincolnshire.

If your baby was not born in Lincolnshire, you can still book an appointment with us. We will send the details to the correct office.

Before you book, you must find out:

Book an appointment


If your baby was born in Lincolnshire, you can buy birth certificates at your appointment.

They cost £11 each.

If you want one later, you can order a certificate online or by post.

Late registrations

You can register any birth with us within 12 months. After that, you must get approval from the General Register Office.


Get advice about how to register a stillbirth.