Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Understanding birth certificates

A birth certificate is an important document that can be used for various reasons. Learn everything about birth certificates, why do you need them, the difference between long and short forms and how you can obtain a certified copy.

Requesting your birth certificate

All about the process of requesting a certified copy of your birth certificate, who is eligible to apply, what are the requirements, do you need to provide a copy of your current photo ID.

Obtaining your birth certificate

How to obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate, how long does it take to process a copy and how much does it cost. Everything you need to know about the official fees and how to pay them, processing times and rush services.