Royal baby Archie's birth place revealed: Did Meghan Markle give birth at home or in a hospital?

Despite speculation claiming that Meghan Markle gave birth to son Archie Harrison at home, the newborn royal baby's just-revealed birth certificate confirms that the Duchess of Sussex gave birth at a hospital.

Baby Sussex's birth certificate was made public on Friday and revealed that Meghan Markle welcomed her first child with husband Prince Harry at the private Portland Hospital in nearby Westminster, People reports.

SEE ALSO: Royal family reacts to the arrival of the royal baby

Royal reporter Simon Perry wrote that a Westminster Registrar's Office representative visited the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at their Frogmore Cottage home at Windsor Castle on Friday afternoon so that they wouldn't have to go to the office to register their child's birth themselves, which likely would've caused mayhem.

See photos of Archie's royal baby debut:

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Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (R), and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose for a photo with their newborn baby son in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London on May 8, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
EMBARGOED to 1240 WEDNESDAY MAY 08 2019. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose with their newborn son during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle on May 8, 2019 in Windsor, England. The Duchess of Sussex gave birth at 05:26 on Monday 06 May, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
EMBARGOED to 1240 WEDNESDAY MAY 08 2019. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
EMBARGOED to 1240 WEDNESDAY MAY 08 2019. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
EMBARGOED to 1240 WEDNESDAY MAY 08 2019. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
EMBARGOED to 1240 WEDNESDAY MAY 08 2019. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
EMBARGOED to 1240 WEDNESDAY MAY 08 2019. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (R), and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose for a photo with their newborn baby son in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London on May 8, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (R), and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose for a photo with their newborn baby son in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London on May 8, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex are seen with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle, in Berkshire, Britain May 8, 2019. Dominic Lipinski/Pool via REUTERS
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose with their newborn son during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle on May 8, 2019 in Windsor, England. The Duchess of Sussex gave birth at 05:26 on Monday 06 May, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (R), and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose for a photo with their newborn baby son in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London on May 8, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (R), and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose for a photo with their newborn baby son in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London on May 8, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose with their newborn son during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle on May 8, 2019 in Windsor, England. The Duchess of Sussex gave birth at 05:26 on Monday 06 May, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, places her hand on the head of her newborn baby boy as she and her husband Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, pose for a photo in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London on May 8, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose with their newborn son during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle on May 8, 2019 in Windsor, England. The Duchess of Sussex gave birth at 05:26 on Monday 06 May, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L), and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, walk away after posing for photographs with their newborn baby son in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London on May 8, 2019. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DOMINIC LIPINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with their baby son, who was born on Monday morning, during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
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Though Meghan and Harry chose not to release their first child's registration on their own accord -- which is what Kate and William did for their three children George, Charlotte and Louis -- it is, by nature, a public document.

Perry notes that parents in the United Kingdom are given 42 days to register the birth of their child, but Meghan and Harry waited just 11 days to do so.

SEE ALSO: Did Prince George secretly reveal Archie's name back in January?

Archie was born on Monday, May 6, with the palace officially announcing his arrival hours after his early-morning birth. Two days later, Meghan and Harry carried him during a brief official royal baby photo-call at Windsor Castle, where they chatted with a reporter. Hours later, they announced their first son's name.

This week, the new parents welcomed several important visitors, who met their son for the first time: Kate Middleton and Prince William reportedly stopped by Frogmore on Tuesday, while Prince Charles paid the family of three a visit on Thursday.

While Meghan is expected to continue to take time off to enjoy her newfound motherhood as her mother, Doria Ragland, helps her navigate the special time, Prince Harry has already gotten back to work. The Duke of Sussex attended the official launch event for the 2020 Invictus Games in the Netherlands just three days after the arrival of his first child.

During the celebratory event, Harry was gifted several items to honor his becoming a father, including a jacket with the words "I AM DADDY" stitched onto it, which made the internet go wild.

See photos of Prince Harry's viral jacket in the gallery below:

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THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MAY 09: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex visits Sportcampus Zuiderpark as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 on May 9, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MAY 09: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex rides a bicycle around Sportcampus Zuiderpark as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 on May 9, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MAY 09: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex rides a bicycle around Sportcampus Zuiderpark as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 on May 9, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MAY 09: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex rides a bicycle around Sportcampus Zuiderpark as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 on May 9, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MAY 09: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex rides a bicycle around Sportcampus Zuiderpark as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 on May 9, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex (centre) rides a bicycle during events to launch the one year countdown to next year's Invictus Games in the Hague, in the Netherlands. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex rides a bicycle during events to launch the one year countdown to next year's Invictus Games in the Hague, in the Netherlands. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MAY 09: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex mounts a bike for the next part of the tour at Sportcampus Zuiderpark during a visit to The Hague as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games. HRH will spend time meeting potential competitors and their families, joining the Netherlands in celebrating what an exciting event The Hague 2020 will be. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex founded the games in 2014 in which wounded veterans compete in an array of sporting events on May 09, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MAY 09: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex is presented with an Invictus Games baby grow for his newborn son Archie as he visits Sportcampus Zuiderpark as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 on May 9, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex receives a gift for his new son, Archie, from Princess Margriet of the Netherlands at a sports training session at Sportcampus Zuiderpark during a visit to The Hague as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games, Netherlands. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex arriving for one day visit to Amsterdam in the Netherlands. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry holds an item of baby clothing during the presentation of The Invictus Games The Hague 2020 in The Hague on May 9, 2019. - In 2020, the sports event for physically and mentally injured soldiers will be held in the Zuiderpark in the Netherlands city. (Photo by patrick van katwijk / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read PATRICK VAN KATWIJK/AFP/Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex with Princess Margriet of the Netherlands as he arrives for one day visit to Amsterdam in the Netherlands. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex at a sports training session at Sportcampus Zuiderpark during a visit to The Hague as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games, Netherlands. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex at a sports training session at Sportcampus Zuiderpark during a visit to The Hague as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games, Netherlands. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MAY 09: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex poses with a competitors family member at a sports training session at Sportcampus Zuiderpark during a visit to The Hague as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games. HRH will spend time meeting potential competitors and their families, joining the Netherlands in celebrating what an exciting event The Hague 2020 will be. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex founded the games in 2014 in which wounded veterans compete in an array of sporting events on May 09, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Chris Jackson Pool/Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex at a sports training session at Sportcampus Zuiderpark during a visit to The Hague as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games, Netherlands. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
The Duke of Sussex (centre) arriving for one day visit to Amsterdam in the Netherlands. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MAY 09: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex arrives at Sportcampus Zuiderpark in The Hague as part of a programme of events to mark the official launch of the Invictus Games. HRH will spend time meeting potential competitors and their families, joining the Netherlands in celebrating what an exciting event The Hague 2020 will be. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex founded the games in 2014 in which wounded veterans compete in an array of sporting events on May 09, 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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