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VitalChek is your authorized source for secure, online certificate amendments or corrections.
Since 1987, VitalChek has provided Americans with secure and authorized online ordering for official government-certified vital records such as birth certificates, death certificates, marriage and divorce records.
Now you can submit your amendment or correction request online through our secure, authorized service.
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What is an Amendment?

An Amendment to a birth certificate or other vital record, is typically a more complex change and has the following characteristics:

  • Generally covers changes like adding the father’s name to a certificate, or other such changes made after the first year the original certificate was issued
  • Will require follow-up documentation (generally referred to as “documentary evidence”) from the person requesting the change

What is a Correction?

A Correction to a birth certificate or other vital record, is usually a less-complicated change with the following characteristics:

  • Generally made as a result of a data entry error, such as correcting the spelling of a name, adding a middle name, and other similar changes
  • Will require follow-up documentation (generally referred to as “documentary evidence”) from the person requesting the change