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4601.1100 REQUIREMENTS FOR DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED.

Subpart 1.

Document requirements.

The documents submitted to support a birth registration or amendment must:

A.

be legible;

B.

be without any sign of erasure, alteration, or change of the pertinent information;

C.

indicate the date and by whom the original document was made;

D.

be the original document or authenticated as a true document by the issuing agent;

E.

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

F.

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.

Subp. 2.

Acceptable documents.

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.

a notarized statement of a physician, certified nurse midwife, or traditional lay midwife who attended the birth;

B.

a school record;

C.

a social security number history (Numident) printout from the Social Security Administration;

D.

a United States military discharge;

E.

a valid United States passport;

F.

a hospital or clinic record;

G.

a United States census record;

H.

a marriage certificate;

I.

a naturalization certificate, alien registration card, or other documentation issued by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; or

J.

a tribal enrollment record.

Subp. 3.

Other documents.

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.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.12; 144.213; 144.215

History:

25 SR 487; L 2007 c 13 art 1 s 25

Published Electronically:

July 26, 2007

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