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Learn about US birth certificates, death certificates, and other vital records. Understand the different terms related to vital records in the United States, what purposes they serve, and more.

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 plann...

If you have heard or read that the birth certificate is a bond, we are here to tell you that this is not true. Birth certificate bonds do not exist and are not real.

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The terrorist attacks that took place on September 11th, 2001, led the U.S. Congress to create and establish several new laws to protect the country. One of the laws that came to being as a result o...

Parents traveling with their little ones for the first time, whether a baby, infant, lap-child, or toddler, often wonder: “Does my child need an ID to fly?” the simple answer is, it depends on each...

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...

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 sc...

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 o...