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Hi, thank you for your question. If she will not agree to a DNA test voluntarily, you can apply to the child's local family court for declaration of parentage. The court fee is £365 and the court form is here: http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/HMCTS/GetForm.do?court_forms_id=2631
If the court agrees to the DNA test you will need to instruct a private company listed here to undertake the test: https://www.gov.uk/dna-testing-parentage-disagreements
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If the birth certificate has already been issued then it cannot be amended to include your name even if it turns out you are the father after a DNA test. In that case you will need to enter a parental responsibiltiy agreement with the mother, or apply for a parental responsibility order from the court - this will give you the same rights as being named on the birth certificate.
For an application for declaration of parentage (as referred to previously) you do not need to be named on the birth certificate - you only need a copy of it. If she does not provide a copy you will initially need to make an application under form D11 and a £155 court fee for leave to apply for declaration of parentage without a birth certificate.
You, or a local solicitor, can write to her proposing a DNA test and stating that you would apply to court if she does not agree
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The risk of applying for a Declaration of Parentage is that all the woman has to do is agree that you are the father and the matter is closed without a DNA test.
A better option is to apply for a Child Arrangement Order and ask for a DNA test within that application.
Please note that if you wish to be added to the birth certificate should the DNA test prove positive then your name can indeed be added to the birth certificate.
In the event that you wish to apply for the Declaration of Parentage you can obtain a copy of the birth certificate from the Registrar's Office (they are public documents)
You cannot use a D11 as it is a Divorce not a Children Act applictaion form