With the exception of corrections
initiated by the State Registrar as outlined in Section
or an amendment to the medical certification, one or more items of documentary
evidence may be required that support the alleged facts.
(2) Each document presented must contain
sufficient information to clearly show that they pertain to the registrant on
the record for which the amendment or correction has been requested.
(3) The documents must clearly establish the
facts pertaining to the amendment sought.
Acceptable documents include:
(a) certified copy of a marriage
(b) insurance policy naming
(c) most recent
joint tax return of a married couple;
(d) certified copy of a live birth record of
the registrant's child;
(f) passport or
(h) federal government
agency records for benefit establishment such as social services, Medicaid,
clinical services, or similar services;
(j) copies of official records prepared by
state or federal agencies that have maintained case files on the individual
(k) court orders clearly
establishing the facts to be amended;
(l) medical records pertaining to the vital
(m) medical treatment
records which may include official medical history, patient information sheet
or immunization records that list birth information and show dates the patient
(n) original voter
(o) tax records such
as W-2; or
(p) other documents
deemed to be valid and adequate by the State Registrar to support the requested
(5) Only one
document of each type listed in Subsections (4)(a) through (p) above may be
used in cases where more than one document is required to support the
(6) Documents presented must
be from independent sources.
Family documents such as records from bibles or personal genealogical records
are not acceptable.
must be in the form of the original record or a certified copy or excerpt from
the original custodian of the record.
If a vital record was issued with
information that was entered incorrectly, a corrected version of the vital
record, as outlined in Section
may be issued for no additional fee if the incorrect vital record is returned
to the Department.