Birth Certificate Replacement

If your birth certificate was lost, destroyed, stolen or damaged then you must request a certified copy.

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A birth certificate is the most important official government-issued document that not only allows you to prove your identity but also your citizenship. Every American citizen has the right to obtain a birth certificate at any given time.

Birth Certificate uses

Vital records are records of an individual’s life events, like birth, death and marriage. Each certificate contains information of that specific event including names, dates, and places.

It is required to obtain most types of IDs as well as social benefits and even school enrollment. Reasons, where you may be required to present a birth certificate, include:

  • Applying or renewing a passport, State photo ID, driver’s license or any ID
  • Applying for social benefits including Social Security Card
  • Registering for School - this is a requirement for most schools since a birth certificate serves as proof of identity and age
  • Obtaining a marriage license
  • Signing up for sports
  • Registering for employment-related securities
  • For genealogy purposes
  • Facilitate the application process of memberships and credit cards

These are just a few reasons you or a family member may require a certified copy of a birth certificate. If you lost your birth certificate, or it was stolen, or damaged or destroyed after a fire or natural disaster, then you must request a birth certificate replacement.

How to get a copy of a Birth Certificate

To obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate or a birth certificate replacement you are required to complete a form provided by the state where the event took place, in this case, the birth state.

Thanks to our safe, easy and fast online form, you can complete your application with ease without having to spend time searching for the correct form and instructions on how to file your application. We provide customized instructions that tell you exactly what you need to have your birth certificate delivered to your doorstep.

Order your Vital Records Online

Obtain your birth certificate replacement easily and quickly, from the comfort of your home. Make your online application to renew your birth certificate to use as proof of identity for you or a family member.

Each application is reviewed by our team of experts to make sure there is no information missing and that everything is correct. This way you will avoid delays and get exactly what you are looking for when you obtain your birth certificate replacement online.

Requirements for Birth Certificate replacements

All requests to renew or replace a copy of a birth certificate must be submitted on an application form and signed by the applicant. After completing the application form, you must mail it to your birth state’s vital records office along with a copy of a photo ID as proof of identity. You will also need to pay your state’s processing fee.

In some states birth records are closed; therefore records are only available to direct family members like parents, siblings, grandparents, children, and spouses. Some states also require that a sworn statement verifying the identity of the applicant be provided along with the application. In such cases, you will need to sign your petition in front of a notary public.

Requirements for citizens born abroad

Every U.S. citizen born abroad to at least one American parent, or on a military base, must have their birth registered with the local consulate or U.S. Embassy to have a birth certificate. If you were born abroad, and your birth was recorded, you will be issued a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA), which will also allow you to apply for a passport, claim citizenship and serve as a form of ID.

You can request a replacement CRBA form (FS-240) at any time through the U.S. Department of State. The Department of state maintains records of all registered births abroad, which facilitates the replacement of your birth certificate mail.

If you were born abroad and adopted by a U.S. citizen, and the adoption process is finalized, then you can request a U.S. birth certificate replacement directly.

Obtain your Birth Certificate replacement

Thanks to our simple application process renewing or replacing your birth certificate has never been easier. To obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate, you will need to complete the online form specific to your birth state. Once you submit your online application one of our experts will review it to make sure all information is correct helping you avoid any possible delays in getting your certificate.

Once your application form is revised, you will then receive your mistake-free application with a set of personalized instructions so you can mail your application and get your birth certificate delivered to your home.

This process will not only save you time, but it will also eliminate all the hassle and headache that comes with having to go to local state offices to get your birth certificate. We offer expert assistance every step of the way and our turnaround-time unbeatable. Our online platform allows you to obtain your government-issued certified birth certificate renewal or replacement all in one place.

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