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Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships

Register a stillbirth

You must register a stillbirth within 21 days.

How to make an appointment

Phone 0141 577 3004.

We have 2 registration offices.

Barrhead

211 Main Street, G78 1SY

Giffnock

Eastwood Park, G46 6UG

If the stillbirth took place in Scotland, you can register at a registration office in Scotland.

Who can register a stillbirth?

Either parent if:

  • married to each other
  • in a registered civil partnership

The mother only if:

  • unmarried
  • not in a civil partnership

Both parents must be there to include both names on the certificate.

A relative can register a stillbirth in exceptional circumstances. Contact a registrar if you need more information about this.

Documents you need to bring

  • stillbirth registration card from hospital
  • medical certificate (form 6)
  • marriage or civil partnership certificate (if applies)

Documents we'll provide

  • certificate of registration of stillbirth (form 8)
  • extract of the entry in the register (if a parent asks for this)

There's no cost for these documents.

Additional copies

You can only ask for additional copies at the time of registration.

Contact

Email: customer.services@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

Phone: 0141 577 3004

 


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