Need a Copy of Your Birth Certificate? Datafied Can Help!
Your birth certificate is an official document that records your birth and the details surrounding it. You might not think twice about the document, but it is actually an extremely important document that you could be required to produce in many situations.
Why would I need a copy of my birth certificate?
There are many reasons why you could need your original or a certified copy of your birth certificate. Some of these reasons include:
- Registering your child for school
- Registering for a sports team
- Applying for a marriage license
- Applying for a driver’s license
- Applying for a passport to travel outside of the country
- Proof of age when applying for working papers
- Proof of citizenship
Can I just use a photocopy of my birth certificate?
Unfortunately, you cannot just use a photocopy of your birth certificate. For any official purposes, like applying for a passport, registering for school, or applying for a marriage license, you will need either your original birth certificate or a certified copy of your birth certificate. An original or certified copy of your birth certificate will typically have a stamp or raised insignia from the County Clerk’s Office where it originated.
How do I obtain a certified copy of my birth certificate?
If you cannot locate your original birth certificate, you might start to panic. Thankfully, you can obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate that is just as good as the original. Unfortunately, the process to obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate can be a bit frustrating. You’ll need to go to your County Clerk’s Office, wait in line—sometimes a very long line—and then pay to have a certified copy produced. In some instances, if you don’t live in the same county—or even the same state—as where you were born and your birth certificate was created, it can be all but impossible to do on your own. Thankfully, Datafied can obtain a certified copy for you!
Let Datafied help you obtain a certified copy of your birth certificate!
There are many reasons why you might need a copy of your birth certificate. From registering for school to applying for a passport, your birth certificate is a crucial piece of identification that is required in many circumstances. If you cannot locate your birth certificate, let Datafied help. With over 27 years of experience and a specialized division dedicated to obtaining copies of official documents, we have the skills and network to locate the document for you. If you need a copy of your birth certificate or any other official document, give us a call today at 800-765-7510!
To learn more about the reliable and quality document retrieval services that we offer, visit us on the web at Datafied.