Information about registering or re-registering a birth and obtaining copies of birth certificates in Dorset.
- Registering a birth
You can make an appointment to register a birth by contacting Dorset Registration Service.
- Tell us once - if you have just had a baby
If you've just had a baby we can help you tell the people who need to know.
Applying for copies of birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates.
- Corrections and re-registrations
How to correct an error made in a birth, death, marriage or civil partnership record or re-register a birth.
- Index search
All the registers of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships that we hold are indexed. This means there is an alphabetical list of all the names held in each register.