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Birth Certificate Corrections
A birth certificate registered by the State Registrar may be amended in accordance with Md. Code Ann., Health-General § 4-214. The State Registrar adopts rules governing the form of these requests and the type and amount of proof required.
To request a change to a birth certificate, you may mail us the Request to Amend a Birth Record Form with a $10 amendment fee and a $10 certificate fee noting on the form what type of change is needed. You may also visit our location at 6764B Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215. After we receive your request and the amendment fee, we will evaluate your request for processing and respond, in writing, if there is a need for additional information.
Changes to birth certificates include:
Affidavit to Correct Information
Affidavit to Change Name within 12 Months of Birth
Affidavit to Add a Given Name
Affidavit of Parentage
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