How to Re-register Birth Upon Legitimacy

UK Birth Certificate

How to Re-register Birth Upon Legitimacy

This is a service provided to parents who marry after the birth of their child and they want the name of the father inserted in the register of birth. To do this, both parents need to fill application for re-registration form and sworn jointly by them. Both parents must be physically present when applying for re-registration 

1. Parents Identification cards/ entry permit/ passport
2. Birth certificates without the father’s name
3. Marriage certificate/ joint affidavit by both parents (LO2)

Persons who qualify for this service include: 
1. Parents who marry after birth of a child 

Cost: Birth certificate with amendments on either parents or child’s names- Ksh 100 
New birth certificate with amendments on the fathers names- Ksh 100
Timelines:   10 days


For more information call Huduma Contact Centre: +254 (020) 6900020 Or visit nearest Huduma Centre Or Contact: Department of Civil Registration

Hass Plaza 4th Floor, Lower Hill Road,
P.O Box 49179- 00100 Nairobi
Tel; +254-20-2714987/8
Fax; 2714989

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