Unfortunately, the most common way someone finds out that they have a lost birth certificate, is they need it and cannot find it. Not having your birth certificate handy can delay getting a passport, getting a driver’s license, a job, or numerous other activities.
If you’ve never been in the position of needing to replace your birth certificate before, you might think that you would need to go through the hospital of your birth. You can either go through the vital records department for your county of birth in your state or we can help you replace a lost birth certificate.
Another precaution you can take if your birth certificate has been lost or stolen is to contact the credit bureaus: Experian, TransUnion and Equifax and ask to have a statement added to your personal credit report that asks for any creditor opening an account verify the identity of the person applying for credit.
Need to replace a lost birth certificate? Use our online order form and make it fast and easy to get it done.
When a child is born in the United States, they are issued a birth certificate. This document is that individual’s proof of identification and also used by the government for population monitoring and record keeping purposes. When it is lost of damaged, you will need to get a birth certificate replacement.
Here are the most common reasons we process replacement requests for birth certificates:
- Signing a child up for participation in a camp or sports team
- Registration of a child in school
- Getting a driver’s license
- Getting a passport
- Obtaining a marriage license
- Genealogy buffs often order birth certificate
- Employers can ask for a copy of your birth certificate
- You will need a certified birth certificate to get a social security number
How to Get a Replacement Birth Certificate
You can obtain a copy of your birth certificate online, simply fill out our order form and have a photo copy of your driver’s license or state issued identification ready to attach to your order. Depending on the time service and state you need a birth certificate from, you can get your birth certificate in mere days.