If you are looking for belated birthday wishes, we have prepared the top greetings that you can send to your loved ones, and if you feel really bad that you are too late, you can always send them a cool and unique gift. Some are funny, some are serious, thus, you will surely find something that will match the person you are planning to greet.
Sometimes, we get too busy, we forget the birthdays of the special people who are close to our hearts. However, instead of just letting the special day slip, sending belated birthday wishes will surely be much more appreciated. At least, the people we have forgotten will still feel how much we value them. Belated birthday wishes are not really bad at all. It is proof that they are still loved and remembered in spite of our busy schedules.
Belated Birthday Images for your Friends and Relatives
1. You look beautiful my darling; I hope, today will be a great day for you. Happy belated birthday my little angel.
2. Grandpa and I want you to know how glad we were when God chose us to be your grandparents. Happy belated birthday girl.
3. Happy belated Birthday sweetie… Keep shining in the heart just like the rays of the sun. Have an amazing birthday.
4. Your Grandma tells me that you’re all grown up now and that you’ll need some wisdom from the Lord in your life… be sure to read it today okay? Happy belated birthday!
5. I hope all you have dreamt about will come true and I look forward to being there with you. Happy belated birthday!
6. Today is a beautiful time in your life. Celebrate it by being happy and enjoying the special moments of this year. Happy belated birthday my dear.
7. You were such a curious little baby and now you’re all grown up and learning so many things about life. Keep learning and growing in wisdom always okay? Happy Belated Birthday Dear.
8. Dear, we hope that we can always be there for you whenever you need us no matter what happens in life because we see how strong you are.
9. You’re the most special girl in the world and I love you beyond words. May God bless you always… Happy belated birthday my lovely girl.
10. I hope that I can give you everything your heart desires because I really want to be there for everything your heart holds dear to it. Happy belated birthday!
11. Wow, 18 years have really gone by fast. I remember when you were just a baby in my arms and now look at you. Happy belated birthday to you darling.
12. You’ve grown into a stunning young lady with lots of hope for your future. You are going to do great things. Happy belated birthday!
13. I hope that this year brings all the success you have ever dreamed of. Have an amazing day sweetheart. Happy Belated Birthday!
14. I’m really apologetic for sending this message late but this message is here to bring joy and happiness to your life. Belated Happy birthday.
15. Hi, I am sorry my friend I forgot your birthday, so please accept this belated birthday wish. Am hoping your birthday was incredible.
16. I cannot believe that I forgot about your birthday. I hope you enjoyed the whole day. Please accept this belated birthday wish.
17. Happy birthday my friend! I cannot believe that I forgot to come and celebrate this special day. Hope you enjoyed it to the fullest.
18. As we are growing older, there are a few things we don’t remember, I am really sorry for forgetting this special day. Belated happy birthday!
19. Happy belated birthday! It’s my fault that I forgot about this special day. Know that I remember, just have a wonderful year ahead. May you get all the best happiness in the world.
20. I am very sorry for forgetting your special day. Just forgive my weak memory. In this coming year, may God give you happiness and success.
21. Happy birthday to you, it doesn’t matter whether your day is already gone or not, you have the entire year to celebrate.
22. I wonder how I lost track of days. I hope you’ll understand me and the situation I was in. Happy belated days and have a good time for the coming year.
23. I have had a lot to deal with lately and that’s why I didn’t wish you a happy birthday yesterday. Now that I am relieved, I can find time to wish you a belated happy birthday.
24. I am not really late to wish you a happy birthday. I just thought that a special person like you should also celebrate the next day. Have a nice day ahead.
25. It’s true I forgot your birthday but the most precious thing is that I didn’t forget you. The happiest year ahead!
26. You look the same every year and I think that’s why I forgot you are getting old. Belated happy birthday.
27. I know it’s late but my feelings for you can never change. Please don’t be mad that I forgot about your birthday. You are the best thing that ever happened in my life.
28. Another year is a year for you to celebrate. Although I wasn’t there to celebrate with you, I want you to know that you are the best thing in life. I am really sorry about that. Have a blast this coming year.
29. I am late to wish you a happy birthday but not late to tell you that you are special and part of my life. Belated happiest birthday my love.
30. There’s nothing in this world that can keep us apart. Not even my negligence, carelessness, or forgetfulness. Belated Happy birthday!
31. We all know that birthdays are special, but a person like you is special every day. Wishing you an awesome belated Birthday.
32. Belated Happy Birthday to a wonderful and understanding person. I hope that you had a wonderful day and that the coming year brings you happiness and joy.
33. There were a lot of people who wished you, loved you, and gave you attention yesterday. But today, I’m the one to do all these things for you. Belated happy birthday!
34. I am wishing a bit late, but it doesn’t mean that I love you less. Take my sorry, for the delay; I really hope that you had a wonderful day!
35. I cannot believe that I forgot your birthday. Please accept my apologies, and I wish you a blessed and happy year to come. Belated Happy Birthday.
36. My present will be bigger just because I forgot about your special day. Smile for I know you love gifts.
37. Belated happy birthday! It’s true that I forgot your birthday but the most pleasant thing is, I didn’t forget you. So, be happy!
38. Birthdays are meant to be fun and a celebration of milestones made. I know you had a great one even though I missed it.
39. True friends will always make up for their mistakes. So where do you want to have your compensation? Happy belated buddy.
40. It’s a late one but surely not a fake one; from the deepest part of my heart, I really wish that your life will always be filled with joy, love, and happiness! Happy belated birthday! – Happy Belated Birthday Wishes
41. Please accept my belated wishes for a Happy Birthday. I hope that you had a nice time and that your dreams come true in the year to come.
42. Happy Birthday to you! Is your birthday already over? Oh no! Oops. Well, I hope you had a good day and that you enjoy the year to come
43. I intentionally sent my birthday wish this late, just to prove how you are always special to people like me… but not on selected days of the year as some people think.
44. I became tired while doing the planning for your birthday and forgot the date. I’m sorry! Happy belated birthday!
45. I will throw you a second party since I missed the first one. You are important to me.belated birthday!
46. Oh dear, I missed your birthday. Sorry about that. I hope that it was fabulous. I wish you health and happiness for the coming year. Belated Happy Birthday.
47. I know I’m late in wishing you on that important date and that was your birthday. Hope it won’t happen never.
48. I am so sorry that I forgot your birthday. I hope that you had a good time anyway and that you have a wonderful year to come. Belated Happy Birthday.
49. You forgot to get old and still look the same as the previous year and I think that’s the reason I forgot your birthday. Belated happy birthday!
50. I forgot to wish you on your birthday, but let’s have a late cheer to remind you that you had a birthday. Hope you had lots of fun.
51. I’m sorry that I could not communicate with you on time to wish you a happy birthday. Still, I have a chance to wish you a happy belated bday.
52. Another year passed before I could buy a birthday card for you. That’s why I’m late to wish you a happy birthday.
53. I am not late to wish you rather I thought that a special person like you must also celebrate the next day of the date of birth.
54. Happy Birthday to my dear friend, a little late. I hope that you enjoyed the day. Sending you my best wishes and blessings for a happy and prosperous year to come.
55. Even though this greeting has come to you a bit late, but it is full of love, positivity, and good wishes. Belated happy birthday!
56. Double kisses and double hugs are your bonus gift to make up for being late to wish you a Happy Birthday.
57. This year you turned 30, so I thought that you wouldn’t celebrate your birthday. That’s why I skipped the wishing part. But I was wrong. Wishing you a belated happy birthday.
58. When you were born, I was still months away. Do not blame me for you are always rushing to be ahead. Happy year sis..
59. My cell phone went into a coma yesterday and died shortly after that. And that’s the reason I couldn’t wish you yesterday.
60. As I missed your birthday so I used google to find some late birthday wishes to send you. But the best one came from my mind and I want to say “hope you enjoyed a lot on your birthday.
61. Although I am late for your special day, I want you to know how special you are. I hope you had an outstanding birthday and best wishes year-round.
62. In my circles of friends, you are one of the top lists. I hope you had a splendid birthday celebration. Happy Belated Birthday!
63. I wish I could rewind the clock to get back to the right time to just say happy birthday. Unfortunately, I missed your birthday and I know you will forgive me this time.
64. Wishes are just only words, what matters the most is that you are in my mind, soul, and heart even if forget your birthday! I hope you enjoyed it a lot. Happy belated birthday.
65. Hey dear, wishing you the best belated happy birthday! For the last few days, things went too busy. But your b’day never waits. Now, I am sending you my best wishes!
66. I am going to throw you a second party since I missed the first one. You are crucial to me.
67. In fact, I didn’t forget your birthday, It’s just that you really deserve to celebrate your special moment more than once.
68. I feel really sad to have forgotten your birthday. But I want you to know you’re always the most special person to me and will be.
69. Hey, my sincere apologies for the late wishing on your special day. I am sending you prayers, wishes, blessings, and prosperity in the coming up years.
70. I know very well that my forgetfulness will cost me much, but I promise to do anything you want.
71. Sorry dear, I am late but please accept my wishes with sincere apologies I am really sorry for the belated birthday wish!
72. I am very late in saying happy birthday to you, and maybe even the last time today is this year. So you should save the best for your last Happy belated birthday!
73. I hope you had a really amazing time on your birthday. I really regret not being there this time. But next year, I promise I will be the first one to wish you a happy birthday dear, friend!
74. Life is so busy these days and I am so forgetful as always. I hope you are enjoying yourself very well with your family and friends!
75. I am sorry I forgot about your birthday. I hope that you had a very good time anyway and that you’ve got an amazing year to come. Belated happy birthday dear, friend!
76. I hope you had an enjoyable birthday with your friends and family. I wish your life will always be filled with happiness, joy, love, and respect!
77. However, because of the very busy schedule, I wasn’t there, I hope you had one of the best birthdays ever. I wish you a spectacular belated birthday, dear friend!
78. I would like to wish you all the happiness in life on this special occasion. I know it’s a bit late but the best friend understands. A very happy belated birthday my dear friend!
79. Birthday is meant to be a celebration and fun of milestones made. I know you had an amazing day even I missed your birthday. Very happy birthday dear sister!
80. May God fill your life with unlimited happiness and joys and may all your dreams come true as soon as possible. I wish you a belated birthday.
81. Hope you did an outstanding celebration for your birthday. I am begging you for forgiveness and I’m extremely sorry that I couldn’t wish you at the right time.
82. It’s a late one but definitely not a fake one; I want to wish from the deepest part of my heart, I really wish you get everything in life you desire for.
83. I am a little behind on celebrating your special day. Maybe the reason is you lice a fast life and my one is litter slower.
84. Is your birthday already over? Oh no! Well, I hope you had an amazing day that you enjoy every year!
85. The biggest surprise is always the last one. However, not wishing on time was completely intentional. I just wanted to give you a surprise.
86. I know you are very angry at me, but trust me, you are going to have the best birthday gift from me. So don’t be sad. Smile now and wait till I come home.
87. Having a brother like you is a blessing. But forgetting your birthday is a crime. I am extremely sorry brother. Happy belated birthday to you!
88. Wishing you an awesome belated happy birthday! I don’t know how I missed your birthday. But I am sure it was a good one and you enjoyed it a lot on your birthday. My best wishes for the coming years!
89. Even if I am always late but never without a gift. Here’s to another belated birthday wish for you! May all your dreams come true in every coming year!
90. Sorry for wishing a bit late, but it doesn’t mean that I love you less. Accept my sorry, for the delay; I really hope that you had a beautiful day!
91. “Happy late birthday, I hope you had a wonderful day…”
92. “Hey I am late on wishing you a Happy Birthday…”
93. “Apologies for my time perception disorder…”
94. “I’m sorry I missed your birthday, the time flew by so fast…”
95. “I know you had lots of wishes yesterday, but who is thinking of you today?”
96. “Oh crap! I missed your birthday! I wish I had a great excuse…”
97. “I would tell you the super-secret reason that I am late wishing you a…”
98. “I have been a bit snowed under lately. I dug out to find this card…”
99. “Need a reason for a party? Well as long as all the belated birthday wishes…”
70. “I didn’t forget your birthday…”
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101. “If someone forgets your birthday, take it as a compliment…”
102. “Oh dear me! Sorry it’s late!”
103. “This card is late because…”
104. “I didn’t forget your birthday! I just wanted to make it last longer…”
105. “I’m just so lucky to have such a great friend like you…”
106. “I am so sorry I forgot your birthday…”
107. “You are my friend and I have sinned by forgetting your birthday…”
108. “You live life in the fast lane but I move a little slower…”
109. “Oh crap, I missed your birthday!”
110. “Because I forgot your birthday, you are crying in pain…”
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111. “Oh, I’m sorry for not greeting you yesterday, cousin…”
112. “Two, four, six, eight. Sorry that this birthday cheer is late!”
113. “I checked Google for the best belated birthday wishes…”
114. “I blew it. Your birthday came…”
115. “I like to celebrate your birth-month…”
116. “I am late wishing you a Happy Birthday…” – Belated Birthday Wishes
117. “Just like the Beatles, yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away…”
118. “Happy belated birthday. A little late, I must confess…”
119. “Sorry I am late in wishing you a happy birthday…”
120. “You probably get lots of cards on your birthday…”
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121. “They say burn the candle at both ends…”
Better Late than Never
You have to understand that forgetting someone special’s birthday is sort of painful. Sometimes, that person will probably think that he/she is not important to you at all. Explain that forgetting his/her birthday is unintentional. You just really have a poor memory or you are too busy with all the tasks on your shoulder, you failed to make that important call to greet him or her. In spite of what has happened, sending belated birthday wishes will surely lessen the pain. Just humbly apologize and ask him/her out once you are available. You can also send late gifts, greeting cards, or cakes to make him/her feel better.
An apology and a greeting card make a nice combo, but you’ll still need to compensate with a gift as well if you truly care about the person you’re visiting. Here are a few ideas to get you on the right path.
A Set of Trendy Clothes
Whatever your celebrated person’s style is, you can get inspired by it and gift them some amazing trendy clothes. As long as it fits their character, they’ll love it, even if their wardrobe is almost full. No matter the season, you can’t go wrong with some nice clothes, especially if they look like they were made specifically for the person you’re giving them to.
Bluetooth Speakers or Other Audio Equipment
Everyone loves music. Or listening to podcasts or anything in between. You get the point, basically, you can’t go wrong with such a gift simply because the person you’re giving it to will find a use for it one way or another. If you get them a portable Bluetooth speaker, they’ll be able to take their music everywhere and entertain others as well in the office, at the beach, and numerous other places without having to carry a huge sound system with them. And if you do choose to gift them a huge sound system, they’ll be able to blast an amazing party.
Unless the person you’re giving this gift to is on a diet, then they’ll love it! Who doesn’t love sweets? Eaten in moderation, sweets can increase dopamine levels, thus making you happier. After all, your goal is to make the birthday person as happy as they can be, right?
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It’s okay to tell your greetings to people later than the expected time. Although it may be late for some reason, it is still better than not greeting at all. Our words of affirmation will be a boost and encouragement to the people we love. It may be our mom, dad, sister, brother, or a special someone. Sometimes it’s understandable due to, perhaps, a busy schedule. However, it should not stop us from greeting people on their special occasions. Your belated happy birthday wishes will still make a difference.
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