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Birth Registration Terms and Conditions

Under normal circumstances, the birth of your baby must be registered within 42 days (6 weeks). 

Please be aware that hospitals in the city of Stoke-on-Trent (including the ROYAL STOKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL) and in Sutton Coldfield (including Good Hope Hospital) do not sit within the Registration District of Staffordshire.
If the birth took place at New Cross Hospital you can complete a full registration at any office, except Newcastle. Please select that the birth took place inside Staffordshire below. 

Births must be registered in the district that they occur, please use the postcode checker to check.

If you wish to register a birth in accordance with the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008, or have any questions about same sex birth registrations, please email us at

For more information about registering a birth please visit our website.

Once your appointment has been made you will be given a reference number; please keep this safe as it will be required if you wish to amend or cancel your appointment.

Please let us know if you need any assistance accessing our services.

Data Security - Staffordshire County Council Registration Service is committed to ensuring your information is protected.  We only collect your data where we have a legal obligation; as a public task or with your express consent. Please read our Privacy Notice for details.



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