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Registering a Birth

Children born in Alderney

The required forms are available from the Alderney Court Office and should be completed and returned to the office for the Certificate of Birth to be produced.

  • A Declaration of Birth form needs to be completed for every birth.
  • For a married couple: the father signs the Declaration of Birth form.
  • For an unmarried mother: the mother signs the Declaration of Birth form.
  • For an unmarried couple: A Birth Acknowledgment Form must be completed as well, if the father's name is to go on the Birth Certificate.
Children born in Guernsey

The same forms are required as for a child born in Alderney. The forms are available from the Alderney Court office and can be returned to the office, for us to forward to the Greffe in Guernsey.  A fee is charged for the Certificate of Birth, which will be sent to the address given when filling out the form. The Birth is then entered on the Guernsey Register of Births.