The documents submitted to support a birth registration or amendment must:
be without any sign of erasure, alteration, or change of the pertinent information;
indicate the date and by whom the original document was made;
be the original document or authenticated as a true document by the issuing agent;
for a registrant age seven years or over, have been established at least seven years before the date of the request for a birth registration or amendment or within three years of the date of birth; and
for a registrant under seven years of age, have been established at least one year before the date of the request for a birth registration or amendment or within the first year of life.
A registrar may accept a document listed in items A to J if the registrar determines that the document is sufficient to support the requested amendment and that the document meets the requirements of subpart 1:
a notarized statement of a physician, certified nurse midwife, or traditional lay midwife who attended the birth;
a school record;
a social security number history (Numident) printout from the Social Security Administration;
a United States military discharge;
a valid United States passport;
a hospital or clinic record;
a United States census record;
a marriage certificate;
a naturalization certificate, alien registration card, or other documentation issued by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; or
a tribal enrollment record.
A registrar may accept a document not listed in subpart 2 if the registrar determines that the document is sufficient to support the requested amendment and that the document meets the requirements of subpart 1.
25 SR 487; L 2007 c 13 art 1 s 25
July 26, 2007
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes