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Births must be registered by law within 42 days from the date of the birth.

This can be effected by attending any District Registrar’s Office in Northern Ireland.

Once the registration is complete, the Registrar will issue the following forms:

One free short birth certificate
HS123 Infant Registration form to register with the Family Doctor and obtain a medical card.

Further certified copies (short or full) may be purchased from the Registrar at the time of registration for the reduced fee of £8.

Office opening hours are:

Monday – Friday: 9.30 am – 12.30 pm and 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm (Ballycastle Office open morning only)

An appointments system operates.

Contact Details -

Ballycastle:

Sheskburn House, 7 Mary Street, Ballycastle BT54 6QH

Tel 028 2076 2225

Email: stephanie.mclaughlin@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

 

Ballymoney:

Riada House, 14 Charles Street, Ballymoney, BT53 6DZ

Tel: 028 2766 0200

Email: janet.mccaughey@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

 

Coleraine:

Cloonavin, 66 Portstewart Road, Coleraine, BT52 1EY

Tel: 028 7034 7034

Email: gwyneth.kerr@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Email: elaine.kane@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

 

Limavady:

7 Connell Street, Limavady, Bt49 OHA

Tel: 028 7772 2226

Email: monica.anderson@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

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