Utah Admin. Code R436-1-4 - Requirements for Registration of Vital Events, Preparation of Certificates, and Sharing of Information

(1) The preferred method for registration of vital events is through the electronic registration systems.
(2) Vital events not registered through the electronic registration systems must be completed on the forms provided by the State Registrar and printed or written legibly in black, unfading ink and will include the following:
(a) Each required signature shall be entered in black, unfading ink.
(b) The certifier's name will be typed or printed legibly under the signature.
(c) All items of information called for will be included, or there will be a satisfactory explanation for their omission.
(3) Death certification may not contain an indefinite cause of death which denotes only symptoms of disease or conditions resulting from disease.
(4) All certifications of vital events must be prepared in conformity with rules or instructions issued by the Department.
(5) Elements for the registration of a birth certificate are on Department Form 105, the Parent Worksheet for Birth Registration. Form 105 is maintained and accessible on the Department website. Form 105 includes elements that are required to be completed to obtain a birth certificate, as well as elements that are necessary for obtaining a child's Social Security Number and elements that are used in approved medical research projects. Form 105 indicates whether a particular element is required or optional as well as what the element is used for.
(6) The required elements on Form 105 are consistent with federal and state requirements and the Standard Birth Certificate Worksheet provided by the National Center for Health Statistics.
(7) Data elements provided to the Department on Form 105 may only be disclosed or accessed as provided for in Section 26-2-22.


Utah Admin. Code R436-1-4
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2022-07, effective 3/16/2022

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