INFORMATION TO BE GIVEN BY PARENTS TO ASSIST WITH THE
BIRTH REGISTRATION
This template is designed to assist with registering your new baby. Please fill in the answers
and then email it to register.office@enfield.gov.uk before your registration appointment.
The registrar may ask other questions and expand on answers given to ensure that the birth is
registered as accurately as possible. Any errors after registration will be subject to correction
and appropriate fees will apply.
Name of Person completing this form: ___________________________________________
Date of appointment: _____ / __________ / ______ Time: _____ : _____
Details required
Guidance notes
Your answers
1. Date of birth
Please provide baby’s date of birth
/ /
2. Place of birth This will be the name of the hospital, or if
home birth, the name or number of the
house, the name of the street and village
town etc.
If the birth took place in an ambulance, car
etc, you will need to provide further details
advice will be given by the registrar.
3. Please state the full
name the child will be
brought up in
You can choose up to 4 names for baby,
plus a surname.
Please include any foreign accents if you
want these recorded on the birth
certificate.
First name:
Middle name:
Third name:
Fourth name:
SURNAME:
4. Sex
Male or Female
5. Were you married to
or in a civil
partnership with the
natural mother /
father* at the time of
the birth?
(*or 2
nd
female parent)
Parents who are married to each other or
in a civil partnership do not need to attend
the appointment together.
A civil partnership is a legal relationship
that gives similar rights to married couples.
You will be asked by the registrar to
provide the date you formed your civil
partnership or date of marriage.
Yes or No
If ‘No’ go to Question 6
If Yes, please indicate:
Married or Civil partners
Now go to Question 7
6. Please answer this
question ONLY if the
parents are NOT
married to each
other nor in a civil
partnership.
Otherwise go to
Question 7
If the parents are not married to each
other or in a civil partnership, please state
if both parents’ details are to be recorded
on the birth entry.
Both parents must attend for this to
happen.
By adding the father or 2
nd
female parent to
a birth entry means they will acquire joint
parental responsibility with the mother.
Yes both parents details
to be recorded
OR
No only the mother’s
details to be recorded
Day
Month
Year
Please select
Day
Year
Please select
OFFICIAL
7. Please give full name
of the father*
(*or 2
nd
female parent)
This should be the name the father (or 2
nd
female parent) was using at the time of the
birth. It should match official documents
such as their passport.
You should also provide any other names
they are currently or previously known by.
Please include any foreign accents.
8. Place of birth for
father*
(*or 2
nd
female parent)
This should be the town and county (or
London borough). If they were born outside
of the UK only the country needs to be
provided.
9. Occupation for father*
(*or 2
nd
female parent)
This should be the current or most recent
occupation held.
10. Please give full
name of the mother
This should be the name the mother was
using at the time of the birth. It should
match official documents such as their
passport.
You should also provide any other names
they are currently or previously known by.
Please include any foreign accents.
11. Mother’s maiden
name
If mother is currently married (or in a civil
partnership) or has been married in the
past, this is the surname in which she
contracted her first marriage (or civil
partnership). This should match the
surname recorded on her first marriage (or
civil partnership) certificate.
12. Place of birth for
mother
This should be the town and county (or
London Borough). If they were born
outside of the UK only the country needs to
be provided.
13. Occupation for
mother
This should be the current or most recent
occupation held.
This can be housewife, homemaker or full-
time mother if preferred.
14. Mother’s usual
address
Please give full address including
postcode. This should include the name or
number of the house, name of the street
and village or town.
15. Father’s* usual
address if different
to mother’s
(*or 2
nd
female parent)
Please give full address including
postcode. This should include the name or
number of the house, name of the street
and village or town.
QUESTIONS for
NATIONAL
STATISTICS:
The registrar will ask you supplementary
questions to collect data for national statistics.
This data is confidential and will not be
recorded on baby’s birth certificate.
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