Who can obtain a birth certificate?

•    The person named on the birth record, with approved forms of identification

•    Members of the immediate family (parents, grandparents, siblings or children), with required proof of relationship. To prove your relationship, we accept:

        - Birth certificates.

        - Marriage certificates.

        - Court-approved guardianship paperwork.

•    Legal guardian of those named above

•    Others demonstrating a direct and tangible interest in the record

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1. What do I need to get a birth certificate for my child?
2. Who can obtain a birth certificate?
3. How are birth certificates used?
4. How long does it take to get the birth certificate in person?
5. Do we have to go to the county that the birth occurred in? Or can I go to ANY Vital Records Office?
6. Why does the birth certificate print with mother’s maiden name?
7. I don’t have an ID or document, how can I apply for my birth certificate?
8. I was not born in Colorado. Can I get a birth certificate from your office?
9. When will I receive my child’s Social Security Card?
10. How do I add a father/second parent to a Birth Certificate?
11. How can I correct a Birth Certificate?