Corrections following initial Registration
Sometimes, information on a birth, marriage or death certificate is incorrect.
Please note that only mistakes, and not changes, can be amended on original certificates, such as spelling mistakes in names. Charges for correcting a mistake on a certificate are as follows:
- New or additional forename or forename(s) given to a child within 12 months after the registration of the birth: £40.00
- Correction of a birth or death entry not referred to the Registrar General: £75.00
- Correction of a birth, death or marriage entry referred to the Registrar General: £90.00