Belated Birthday Messages for Belated Birthday Card that Make You Less Guilty

Belated Birthday Messages for Belated Birthday Card that Make You Less Guilty


Looking for a belated birthday messages idea for your belated birthday card? A good belated birthday messages should be sincere, thoughtful and, a little remorse. To make thing a little lighthearted, you can also inject some humor into the belated birthday messages so the birthday boy or girl will feel more appreciated and special even though the birthday card is late.

Find the right words are always challenging in this aspect, so for your convenience, we have searched and compiled a list of great belated birthday messages that will make you less guilty for your forgetfulness.

Belated Birthday Messages for Family

    • “There is a reason why families are the most important ties; time doesn’t matter; only feelings do. Even though I am late, you know you are always in my heart. Belated happy birthday to you!”


    • “My bad! I forgot your birthday. I’ve made it up by giving you a bigger birthday present this year. Belated Happy Birthday!”

    • “Like Father like Son, I still prefer to send birthday card the old school way. Aren’t you proud of me? ~ From Son”
    • “Like Mother like Daughter, I still prefer to send birthday card the old school way. Don’t you love it? – From Daughter xoxo”
    • “Sorry I forgot your birthday, you can reciprocate when it’s my birthday! Belated happy bday!”


  • “I know you never expect anything on your birthday so I fulfil your birthday wishes not sending anything! But I still want to give you a surprise with this birthday card. Happy Birthday!”

  • “You missed my Birthday last year and I missed yours … but still, I remember to send you a card.
    Cheer up & Happy Belated Birthday!”
  • “Despite the fact that I missed your birthday, I never miss sending my best wishes to you. Happy Belated Birthday!”
  • “Sorry for late wishes. You know me well, I might be late but you always in my heart. Wish you had a wonderful party. Belated happy birthday!”
  • “This might be late but we’ve another reason for family gathering again. Belated Happy Birthday party! Let’s go!”
  • “Dear Bro, I bet you had a lot of fun for your birthday because I was not there. You could have the full attention, cake and loves. Belated Happy Birthday!”

Belated Birthday Messages for Friends

  • “I didn’t really forget your special day, I just figured you deserved more than one. Happy Belated Birthday!”
  • “Even though I missed your birthday by a mile, I hope you celebrated it with smile.”
  • “Birthdays come only once a year, but our friendship is forever. Hope you’ll forgive me. Happy belated birthday!”
  • “I know I forgot your birthday. But trust me, it hurts me more than you. I can’t eat. I can’t sleep. I’m shaking all over. Kinda like the flu. Please forgive me.”
  • “Seriously, there’s no excuse for me forgetting your birthday. But if it would make you feel better, I could surely make something up. Hope you had a great one!”
  • “It is your fault that I forgot your birthday because you keep me so engrossed in the fun things that we do together every day.”
  • “Won’t you forgive a friend who makes your life a celebration every day but forgets to wish you once on your birthday?”
  • “I’m sending you this message late, but it doesn’t mean that I don’t care about you.”
  • “May be my greetings are not on time, but our beloved thoughts are always similar and are on time. You are so special to me.”
  • “Better Late than Never? Hope you had the Happiest Birthday Ever. Enjoy Your Birthday!”
  • “Miss your birthday already? Thanks me, I just extend your birthday mood. Happy Belated Birthday!”
  • “Had a crap birthday? Best thing come last for my favorite person’s birthday. Happy Belated Birthday!”
  • “I maybe the last one to say Happy Birthday to you but I just want to save the best for the last! Happy Belated Birthday!”

Funny Belated Birthday Messages

  • “I’m so sorry I forgot your birthday. But hey, at least I didn’t forget I forgot. Belated Happy birthday!”
  • “The finale of your birthday is to receive a late birthday wishes from your favorite person. Belated Happy Birthday!”
  • “You should be grateful I remember your birthday b’cos I don’t even remember my own birthday.”
  • “Birthday passes fast, I’m trying to make your birthday last longer.”
  • “I’m not late! I believe in birth month not birthday celebration! Happy birth month!”
  • “I’m not missing your birthday but I want to celebrate your lunar birthday. Double Happy Birthday!”
  • “I figured that you had a lot of birthday cards to read so my birthday card arrive late just to receive your full attention. Belated Happy Birthday!”
  • “If the snail mail failed and you received this birthday card late, my apology. I’ll do better next year. Happy late birthday.”


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