Disagreements about parentage

Child Maintenance Service and Child Support Agency, birth certificates and registration.

  1. Adding a father's name to a birth certificate

    Re-register your child’s birth to add the father's name to the birth record or certificate at the register office

  2. Correct a birth registration

    Correct the original registration with the register office or GRO - find out what corrections can be made, who can apply, how long it takes, what they look like

  3. Use the Child Maintenance Service or Child Support Agency (CSA)

    Child maintenance - how to work it out, how the Child Support Agency and Child Maintenance Service can help, complaints, appeals