Birth, Death, Re-registration and Correction booking advice for Covid-19
Due to the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation no face to face death registration appointments are being offered in our offices. All deaths will now be registered via a telephone appointment. When booking an appointment, please ensure you are in a position to take a phone call that is likely to last approximately 45 minutes.
To make an appointment, please click here. Alternatively please contact 01452 425060 to book an appointment and ensure you confirm the most appropriate contact number.
If you have not been advised that a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death has been emailed to Registration please do not book an appointment. We are unable to Register a Death without this. Once the Medical Certificate has been scanned to Gloucestershire Registration Service this needs to be triaged by ourselves prior to an appointment being made by the family etc. The family / next of kin will be able to book a registration appointment after a 24 hour period has elapsed thus preventing any issues on the day of the registration.
Births - Important note: From 1st November 2021 you will need a birth certificate in order to claim Child Benefit. Please ensure you register your child or children within 42 days of their birth in order to obtain a birth certificate.
Please click here to make an appointment
Re-registration of Birth following a Marriage or Civil Partnership or to add the father’s details
Due to the current demand we have limited appointments to re-register a birth following marriage or civil partnership of natural parents or to add the father’s details if they were not included in the original registration. We are contacting parents who have already applied, in order of applications received.
Application should be made on the appropriate form (see links below), accompanied by the required documentation, and posted or delivered to:
Cheltenham Register Office
St George's Road
Please see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/application-to-re-register-a-childs-birth-following-marriage-of-natural-parents or https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/application-to-re-register-a-childs-birth-and-add-the-natural-fathers-details for application forms and further details.