The spouse of a registrant is eligible to receive a certified copy of his/her spouse's birth certificate if all of the following criteria are met: 

  • The spouse provides a notarized letter of permission signed by the registrant. If the letter is not notarized, a copy of the registrant's valid government issued identification must be presented along with the letter.
  • The spouse/applicant provides a copy of the marriage certificate for the registrant and spouse.
  • The spouse submits a signed application.
  • The spouse submits valid government issued identification or notarized signature on the application.
  • The spouse submits the appropriate fee(s).

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1. Registrant (Self)
2. Registrant (Self – at least 16 years of age)
3. Parents
4. Spouse
5. Grandparent
6. Adult Child
7. Adult Brother or Sister
8. Guardian
9. A Person Designated in a Power of Attorney
10. Conservator
11. A Person Designated in a Court Order
12. Attorney Representing the Registrant, Registrant's Parent or Guardian
13. Adoption Agencies Representing Biological or Adoptive Parents
14. Private Attorney Representing Adoptive Parents
15. Government Agency Request
16. Noncertified Copy: Genealogical Research
17. Noncertified Copy: Government Agency Request