Register a birth: step by step

How to register a birth in Blackburn with Darwen, how to book a registration appointment, information you need to provide and what happens at your appointment.

The birth should be registered in the district in which the birth happened. Registering a birth is free of charge.

  1. Who can register a birth in Blackburn with Darwen.

  2. How to book an appointment to register a birth.

  3. Information you need when attending your appointment to register a birth.

  4. What happens during your appointment to register a birth.

  5. Information and guidance on claiming Child Benefit.