Bank holiday closure

Tower Hamlets Register Office is closed on Monday 26 August 2019. For urgent (same day burials) please call 07946 390 834 between 9am and 4pm. We will be open as usual from Tuesday 27 August. More information can be found on the sudden death page.

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Register a birth

All births should be registered within 5 working days. To register a birth, please make an appointment by clicking on the icon below and following our online booking process once you have read all the of information on this page; ensuring you are eligible to register, after checking the government guidance. We do not offer a walk-in service.

 

Make an appointment

 

More information

Please check all pages of the government guidelines thoroughly before booking an appointment. 

It is free to register a birth but certificates are charged at a national rate. Please look at our fees page for the latest information. We only offer standard certificates. “Short” or “free” certificates are no longer available.

You are able to order more certificates at a later stage if you do not purchase enough on the day. Find out more about ordering more certificates.

We only accept card payments.

We are an appointment only service so please read the information on opening hours and access