Life could be so unfair to us that we get crowded with no space to for except to breathe. Even with our last breath, there are things we shouldn’t forget. One of such is our birthdays and those of our close friends and relatives, but alas! We do. So, how do you say sorry for late birthday greetings?
First, you have to be real and truthful. Everyone forgets and friends do err but the best thing is that you still remembered though a little late. Second, you have to be able to send captivating messages to apologize for late wishes on your loved one’s birthday. These are messages that give so much meaning that the reader will forget about the lateness of the wishes.
Finally, don’t make it a habit. You need to find the best ways to remember the birthdays of our families and friends always. Remembering them shows we have them on our minds. It feels differently special when we know that others have us on their minds too. Now that you know, let’s talk a walk down the list of the messages here!
If you forgot your close friend’s birthday or you couldn’t send your wishes due to one thing or the other, here are belated happy birthday wishes for best friend you can use to make it up.
Late Birthday Wishes for Best Friend
Sending you a late birthday wish is not intentional but to realize this year’s edition came a bit late is to show you that no human is perfect, and in all, I wish you a perfect life, my best friend. I love you.
1. I came late to the party this year. I promise not to come late next year, dear friend. Wishing you the best of birthdays. Happy belated birthday to you, my dear friend!
2. How many times have you offended me and I have forgiven without hesitation. It’s time for you to forgive me. I forgot your birthday, my friend. Happy belated birthday.
3. This message is coming to you very late. I hope you will forgive this your forgetful friend. Wishing you a happy belated birthday.
4. I hope you had a great day and full enjoyment with every other person except me, the forgetful one. Belated happy birthday dear friend. I promise not to be ever late again.
5. I am very confident my prayers reached you before this message. I wish you a fantastic year as you journey in another year. Have a wonderful year ahead.
6. How do I make up for forgetting your special day? Accept my belated happy birthday message dear friend. May this year be great upon you.
7. Missing your birthday hurts me as well as it hurts you and I find it difficult to forgive myself. Despite this, I wish you a prosperous year ahead. I hope you forgive me and help me to forgive myself.
8. My dear friend, what shall I say. A thousand excuses will not extricate me from this shame. I forgot your birthday. Happy belated birthday to you. I wish you a beautiful of years in this new age.
9. Dear friend, I know I Am guilty as charged. Please bear with my forgetfulness. Happy belated birthday to you. I wish you happier moments and prosperous life.
10. My dear friend, if you decide to fine me for every minute I forgot your birthday till the time you receive this message, you’d be justified. Happy belated birthday!
11. Being late is not that bad. It only shows standing out from the crowd. Happy belated birthday to you, my dear friend.
12. Who started the usage of the word ‘belated’? Happy belated birthday. I wish you heaven’s joy and earth’s tolerance in all you do.
13. Dear friend, happy belated birthday to you. You are the improved version of amazing. I celebrate you.
14. When you had close the door for all gifts then my own suddenly knocks. What other form of surprise is bigger than that? Happy belated birthday to you, dear friend. My gift is coming.
15. Believe me, dear friend, it wasn’t intentional. How could I? Things just happen and the explanation is sour to the mouth. Happy belated birthday!
16. There is no other time to wish you a pleasant birthday than now. I am aware every other distraction is gone. I wish you the best of your new age and more grace to excel. Happy belated birthday.
17. I prayed for you yesterday but my message today will read belated because I intentionally kept it for the now. Receive the upliftment that you desire and the progress that will move you higher. Happy belated birthday to you.
18. my friend, you know I am a weird person. You have often called me weird, so I decided to take it to another level by decided to wish you a belated birthday this year. Happy belated birthday to you.
19. How would our friendship become so predictable? If we don’t do some special things. My special surprise for you is a belated birthday. Happy belated birthday to you. But don’t do it to me.
20.If being late on your birthday is impressive, then I have hit the mark. Happy belated birthday to you, dear friend. I hope you find pleasure and fulfilment in every area of your life.
Belated Birthday Greetings to a Friend
No excuse would be good enough to begin to forward to you than to wish you the very best on your birthday. I send my greeting to you this morning, dear friend. Continue to shine forth in glory.
21. My honourable friend, knowing our birthday is not as important as celebrating it. Happy belated birthday to you. My sincere apologies for this coming a little behind schedule.
22. My best wishes for you in this coming new year. Happy belated birthday my best friend. May this year bring to you the fulfilment of great expectations.
23. I hope you had a great yesterday while celebrating. My punishment of missing your ever succulent cake is enough for me. Happy belated birthday to you, my friend.
24. If we do everything like others, how does that make us special? Happy belated birthday to you, my dear friend. A little late message can be permitted, right?
25. Dear friend, my sincere apologies for this late birthday greeting. For this reason, I have loaded it with all my best wishes of love, joy, peace, comfort etc. happy belated birthday to you.
26. My birthday greetings to you may be late, but it is not empty because it’s coming from a sincere heart of a friend. Happy belated birthday to you. Enjoy the new year.
27. My friend, I hope the absence of myself or my best wishes didn’t bother you too much. Happy belated birthday to you. I promise to make it up for you. Enjoy your new year.
28. How I even forgot your birthday appears to me like a jinx but I am confident that nothing can stop your joy and your prosperity in this new age. Happy belated birthday to you, dear friend.
29. I deserved to be flogged by you for this mess of forgetting your birthday, but I know this will be the best year. Happy belated to you, my dear friend.
30. Happy belated to you, my dear friend. Enjoy more of God’s grace in your new age. This is to more of your wins.
31. How would I know you have grown older when you refuse to age a day? Happy belated to you, my special friend.
32. You even look better and younger than last year, no wonder I forgot that you are a year older. Happy belated birthday to y, my dear friend.
33. Words cannot express how sorry I am that I missed wishing you on your birthday. I hope my belated wishes meets you well. Happy belated birthday to you, my dear friend.
34. Happy belated birthday dear friend. Despite my busy schedule, your birthday is something I should know like I remember my food. I hope you had a great day. Wishing you the best year ahead.
35. I hope you were treated to the best of care and love yesterday. Happy belated birthday to you, my dear friend. Have a blissful year.
36. It is difficult to know you are getting older because you are looking fresher. I am happy to know you are also getting older. Happy belated Birthday!
37. Since I forgot to celebrate your birthday. So, I think I need to celebrate with you the entire week. Get ready for a daily dose of my birthday wishes. Happy belated birthday my dear friend.
38. You deserved to be celebrated every day, my dear friend and since I missed your special day, I won’t also miss the opportunity to wish you through this message. Happy belated birthday to you, my best friend.
39. I know your birthday was filled with joy and fun because I know that no one can delay your happiness. Happy belated birthday to you, sweet friend.
40. A good person is surrounded by good people. I wish you a belated happy birthday. May the goodness in you spread around everything you do. Happy belated birthday to you.
Belated Birthday Quotes for Best Friend
Ever heard the quote, better late than never? Yes, today brings it to reality. You are more important to me and you deserve better than a bleated birthday wish. You are highly favoured, dear. Happy birthday, best friend.
41. A belated happy birthday message is not equivalent to a lesser love. It is just one of those things that happen. Your presence in my life means more. Happy belated birthday to you, dear friend.
42. I hope you can take this apology with the heart of friendship. I am indeed sorry for forgetting your special day. Happy belated birthday to you, my dear friend.
43. My birthday message to you may be late but it is for real. My sincere wish for you is that you will always remain at the top of your career and good health will never be expensive for you. Happy belated message to you.
44. This is a late message but not a fake one. Wishing you lots of love and goodness in all the areas of your endeavours. Accept my warmest wishes. Happy belated birthday to you, dear friend.
45. You remember that my attitude of always double-checking everything before it is released. It affected me on your birthday. Lol. Happy belated birthday to you, my dear friend.
46. Because you are very special, a day cannot be enough to celebrate your birthday, so with this belated birthday, I am extending your birthday. Enjoy the best of your new age, dear friend.
47. Though I am coming late, yet I am coming to make it last longer than usual, the joy of your birthday continues in our heart and with these belated birthday wishes, you are the celebrant of the day. Happy belated birthday to you, best friend.
48. Missing your birthday was very bad of me yet it has allowed me to celebrate you without competition with anyone today. Happy belated birthday, my friend.
49. You know I detest struggling with people, that’s why I decided to wait till today so that you can have enough time to read this message. I wish you the best in this New Year. Happy belated birthday to you.
50. Knowing the type of person you are, I have decided to wait till today before sending you this message, though belated, happy birthday to you. Now, I am confident you are reading this message.
51. How many times were you asked to forgive your brother per day? Well, this shameless omission of mine from your birthday is not intentional. My best wishes for you as you continue to soar in this new age. Happy belated birthday to you, my friend.
52. I know I have asked too much for forgiveness in the past few months but today I cannot but ask for this very important one. I am sorry for missing out on your birthday. Happy belated birthday to you, my friend.
53. What do they say about never too late? It’s never too late to celebrate a good friend. Happy belated birthday to my best friend. Wishing you all round blessings.
54. I have always asked for forgiveness from you but for this last time, please forgive me for missing your birthday. I wish you joy and blessing that cannot be adulterated. Happy belated birthday to you, best friend.
55. Please accept my apologies as you would have accepted me when I err. Happy belated birthday to you. I wish you abundant life and peace.
56. If the celebration of your birthday is limited to just 24 hours, then how would I call you special. Happy belated birthday to you, my dear friend. Celebration continues.
57. You are so charming and sweet that the thought of your face alone took the whole day off me. Happy belated birthday to my wonderful friend. More grace in your new age,
58. Never wished you a belated birthday before, so, pardon me for this first time. Ma renewed and your strength refreshed. Happy belated birthday, my friend.
59. My loyal friend, thanks for your loyalty all these years. Your birthday just passed without a sign because you have no single sign of ageing except that you are increasing in wisdom. Happy belated birthday to you.
60. You are a compassionate friend. I have known the softness of your heart from time immemorial and that why I am confident that this belated message will meet you in a forgiving state. Wishing you all the pleasant surprises of this New Year.
Belated Birthday Wishes for Best Friend Girl
Dear girl, I deeply regret the lateness of this wish but I know that a belated birthday wish is better than none at all. I pray that in the journey of life, you will never be lost or forgotten. Happy birthday, dear best friend.
61. My sweet girl, missing your birthday doesn’t mean I forgot you, it only means I wanted to give you an extra day. Happy belated birthday to you.
62. You have been a loyal friend for these years, my girl. You are special to me and celebrating you isn’t just for a day but daily. Accept my apologies for this late one; Happy belated messages to you.
63. Dear friend, as a girl, you lighten my days and what would I do to you than to wish you a special message on a day apart from others. Happy belated birthday to you, my friend.
64. I am aware that you hardly read your birthday messages on your special day, so I have kept this especially for today. Happy belated birthday to you.
65. Fine girl, you are the most awesome friend I have. My apologies to you for missing out on your birthday. Accept my best wishes. Happy belated birthday to you.
66. What are friends for, if they cannot surprise each other? Lol, my belated birthday is meant to be a surprise. Don’t take it too seriously. Happy belated birthday to you.
67. You had the best of yesterday. Add today to it because my birthday wishes are that you will always have more than a day to celebrate. It will always be a continuous celebration. Happy belated birthday to you, my dear girl.
68. To my friend and the most amazing girl I know. Happy belated birthday to you. I was too busy making the birthday card that I forgot to send this to you. Happy belated birthday to you.
69. Belated happy birthdays are not very bad, but they can be a disappointment to good friends and when the other person is a girl, then you should ask for forgiveness. Happy belated birthday to you.
70. Your birthday and the new age is for an increase in all areas and the best of all that is in the New Year.
Belated Birthday Wishes for Best Friend Boy
My best boy, I know this is coming late but I want you to know that you are always in my prayers and because I couldn’t reach out doesn’t mean I forgot. Happy birthday to you, my friend. Long life is upon you.
71. My dear boy. I call you boy because as a friend, you remain my boy. I can never forget you even if this message is coming late. Happy belated message to you.
72. What better friend can I have if not you? Happy belated birthday to you, and I hope you can bear with this lateness.
73. Mr Head Boy, you are a wonderful friend. I celebrate you not just today but daily. Happy belated birthday to you.
74. My dear friend, your life will continue to make meaning. Happy belated birthday to you. May this year bring you favour and joy.
75. Happy belated birthday to you, my boy. Your wishes may come late but your blessings can never be late. Cheers.
76. God is never late and not in your case. Friends may be late but you will always be ahead. Happy belated birthday to you, my friend boy.
77. Dear friend boy, happy belated birthday to you. May everything work together for your good in this new age. Congratulations.
78. I ask for your understanding as boys do. My wishes and messages came late, so I have decided to send you one per meal today. Happy belated birthday to you.
79. Where should I take you to, my dear boy and friend? Happy belated birthday. I hope you receive this late message with a heart of friendship. Enjoy.
80. You deserve all the beautiful things the day has to give, my dear friend boy. Happy belated birthday to you. More blessings upon you.
Happy Belated Birthday to a Special Friend
My message for your birthday may be belated but my prayers for you can never be. Happy belated birthday to you, my special friend. I wish you joy like a river. Congratulations.
81. There are many ways to wish a happy birthday. One of the ways not to, however, is several days later, except it comes from me. Happy belated birthday to you, my special friend.
82. There are so many things you do well that inspire me, but your kindness beats them all. Happy belated birthday to you. May the lines fall in a pleasant place for you,
83. If I remember your birthday even after that day as past, it shows I have a good memory, isn’t it? Happy belated birthday to you, my special friend.
84. When people forget something, it sometimes means it is of their minds, but people like me forget, I’d quickly remember the next day. It shows my mind is attached to that thing. Happy belated birthday to you, my special friend.
85. Not many people have the grace of remembering people’s birthday two days after it as passes because to them, once forgotten cannot be remembered unless told, but as for me, I will still remember later. So, happy belated birthday to you, my special friend.
86. To everyone, yesterday was just another day, but to you, yesterday was the best day of your life. Happy belated birthday to you. May the sweet experience in your life never be terminated, special friend.
87. To be so attached to a girl who doubles as a friend is a special thing, but to forget her birthday is a crime. Please put me in the prison of your heat. Happy belated birthday to you.
88. Disgusted is the best word to use for the description of how I felt waking to see the calendar. How could I? Happy belated birthday, my special friend. A friend like you is worth the quick remembrance.
89. Even if I completely forget to wish you a happy birthday, that doesn’t mean I don’t have your best wishes in my mind, yet, even amid forgetfulness, I remembered……two days later. Happy belated birthday to you, my special friend.
90. Happy belated birthday my friend. Being a girl and a friend to me reminds me of how delicate you are and how you ought to be treated. Enjoy your birth week.
91. How do you want your treat to be? My belated wishes for your birthday must be accomplished with a post-birthday treat. Happy belated birthday to you.
92. Even if I had the power to turn back the hands of time, I wouldn’t want to rewind the day because that would mean I would have forgotten it twice. Happy belated birthday, special friend.
93. I would have loved getting this message to you at the right time to say happy birthday. But all I have to tell you is a happy belated birthday to you. I hope to get it right next year.
94. Happy belated birthday to you, my friend. I hope this year will bring to you many blessings and favour. I wish you the very best in all your endeavours.
95. As friends, understanding of ourselves is key, I hope you will find this message heart-warming enough for the forgiveness I am asking for missing out on your birthday. Happy belated message to you.
96. I wish you all the happiness that life gives and even more than you can think of. Happy belated birthday to you and wishing you overflowing prosperity in all your ways.
97. With my absence at your birthday and with the absence of my wishes, I hope you found the space wide enough to receive loads of care and wishes I am coming with. Happy belated birthday to you.
98. Trust me when I say by next year, my wishes is the first message you will get for your birthday. But for this year, accept my belated wishes. Happy belated birthday to you.
99. Happy belated birthday to you, my special friend. My late wishes is an extra day for your birthday and this will surely bring an extra blessing to you in this New Year.
100. I trust you had the best of birthdays yesterday. Happy belated birthday to you, special friend.
When you send any of the belated happy birthday wishes for your best friend here, you would be showing your best friend how much you value your friendship with them. Do well by sending as many as possible.