You need to make an appointment to register your baby’s birth within 42 days in the town or city where the baby was born.

Find out who can register a birth and what information is needed.

Babies born in Bolton

Births are registered at the Register Office in Bolton Town Hall.

Book an appointment

Alternatively, you can call 01204 331185.

If your baby was born in Bolton but you live in Bury or Salford, you can register with them:

Babies born outside of Bolton

Your baby must be registered in the district where the birth took place.

Find a register office

Birth Certificates

Once the baby has been registered you can purchase one of two types of certificate for a charge of £11.

  • Short certificate – This shows the baby’s name, sex and date of birth. This certificate has limited usage.
  • Full certificate – Contains all the details in the birth register.