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A Birth Certificate is a vital document issued to U.S. citizens that allows them to apply for various benefits and ID documents. If your certificate is lost, misplaced, damaged or destroyed then you will need to apply for a birth certificate replacement.

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As attitudes to gender fluidity change over time, so too do the rules for representing a change of gender on your vital records. Today there are around 1.4 million transgender people living in the USA and naturally, a change of gender often means a change of identity documents and modifications on...

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When a child is born to a U.S. citizen abroad or in a U.S. military base, there are a few requirements that must be met for the child to get U.S. citizenship. Whether this birth overseas was planned or not, the child’s parents should contact the U.S. embassy or consulate to apply for a Consular...

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For a lot of parents enrolling their child in school might feel a bit overwhelming. It is important that anyone who wishes to enroll their kid in school plans ahead to ensure they have all the necessary vital records in order. Depending on the school, it is possible that some of documents require...

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The birth certificate is an essential document that allows us to prove our identity. A birth certificate is often needed when we need to obtain a passport, a drivers’ license, register a child in school, and much more. However if you need one urgently you might be wondering how long does it take...

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The birth certificate is an important document that every person needs to prove their identity and citizenship. Birth certificates are often required for many official procedures, from registering at school, to getting married, to obtaining a driver’s license. Getting a birth certificate online...

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Losing your ID and other important documents is one of the most annoying things that can happen. Fortunately, it is possible to replace all of your vital records and documents. Even though it will take some time, you will be able to get a new ID, social security card, and any other document you mi...

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Losing or getting your Social Security card stolen is not a pleasant experience. However, if you have lost your social security card, it is possible to replace it. There is not charge to get a replacement social security card, also referred to as a SSN card. In case your SSN card was lost or sto...

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An official birth certificate will be necessary for several reasons. Our birth certificate is an essential document. It’s not only a primary form of identification, but it’s often used as proof of citizenship in the U.S. In the case that someone does not have a birth certificate it can be ve...

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The Real ID Act was formulated in the wake of September 11 and was passed by Congress in May 2005. It was an Act of Congress that modified the U.S. federal law that is in charge of security, authentication and the issuing of procedures for state driver’s licenses, identity documents and vari...

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A birth certificate is one of the most important documents you can obtain. A birth certificate records a person's name, date, and place of birth, and who their parents or legal guardians are. They are often required when applying for jobs or enrolling in school, getting a social security card...

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U.S. birth certificates are fairly standarized across all states. The information included on a birth certificate is similar to the details included in most foreign countries. In the United Statesthere are two type of birth certificates that the parents can receive after the birth of their chi...

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As the views of Americans on gender shift, so do the laws across the country. People who were born in California, Washington, New Jersey, Oregon, New York and the District of Columbia, and do not identify as male or female, can now opt for a third gender category X on their birth certificates.

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Birth certificates are essential identifying records, also used to obtain other forms of ID, social benefits, like a Social Security Card, and even to enroll in school.

If you have lost your birth certificate, if it’s damaged or destroyed, you will need to replace it. If you just had a baby, it...

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The birth of a child is often one of the happiest times in a person’s life. When parents welcome a child into this world, they are probably not thinking about their baby’s birth certificate or to register their birth. However, it is really important to register a newborn and get their birth cert...

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Obtaining your birth certificate is a relatively straightforward process. You just have to complete your state’s birth certificate form, pay the state fees, mail it and, you will receive your certified copy at home. However, things get a little more tricky if you were adopted and want to obtai...

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Vital records such as birth, marriage, and death records, provide details about essential milestones in someone’s life. They include information about a specific event like date and place, names, occupation, and residence. Most death records also include the cause of death. Vital records are pivo...

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A birth certificate is an essential document for any person, since it is a vital record that documents the birth of a child and is usually needed to get married, registering for school, obtaining a driver’s license, etc. Correcting an error on your birth certificate is possible and can be done...

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