Important customer notice

Please note that Tower Hamlets Registration and Citizenship Service now operates an appointment only system. Please telephone our offices on 020 7364 7880 in order to make an appointment. You can make an appointment to register a birth online.

Please also be aware that we operate a cashless office and accept card payments only.  Please note that we are unable to accept American Express/Diners Club and apologise for any inconvenience caused.



If your baby was born in Tower Hamlets, you must register the birth at the Register Office. You can also make corrections to birth certificates, arrange baby naming ceremonies and request historical searches.

Book an appointment

You can now book an appointment to register a birth using the online form. You still need to register in person and can find out what is required by visiting the register a birth page.

Book an appointment to register a birth


Baby naming ceremonies

We offer a range of personalised baby naming ceremonies to celebrate the birth of a new baby.

Birth certificate amendments

Information and advice regarding corrections to birth certificates.

Register a stillbirth

Help, advice and support in registering a stillbirth.