Book an appointment at the Register Office

If your appointment was cancelled due to Coronavirus, then you will be contacted to arrange a new appointment.

You must have an appointment to register a birth at Croydon Register Office. We do not allow walk-in appointments. You must observe social distancing rules when you attend your appointment.

You can book an appointment by selecting 'Book an Appointment to Register a Birth' on the online form.

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If you have twins or a multiple birth, you must book 30 minutes per child by extending your booking appointment.

Receiving your booking reference

Your booking is not complete until you receive an email with a booking reference after you submit your request.

If you want to cancel your appointment

You can cancel your appointment by using the online form.

Cancel appointment

If you need to correct the birth certificate

It is your responsibility to check all details on your baby’s birth certificate are correct. You will be asked to check the birth entry before signing. After signing, it will cost up to £90 to correct errors in the original birth record.

  1. Find out who can arrange the registration of a birth.

  2. You must provide certain documents and details in order to register the birth.

  3. You can book an appointment via our online form.

  4. To minimise the number of people who are in contact with each other during this time, we have a number of rules in place in order to keep you and our staff safe.