Correct or change a birth certificate

To request a correction or change to a birth certificate, you must submit the following:


PROCESSING TIME FOR CORRECTION REQUESTS: 30 business days from the date received.


In-Person corrections - You must schedule an appointment in advance, NO WALK-IN service will be available.  Our office is open to the public by appointment only.

Name change
To change given name on a birth certificate of a person younger than 1 year, send a completed and signed birth certificate correction form as outlined above.
To change the given name on a birth certificate of a person older than 1 year, contact your local county court to obtain a certified copy of a legal name change order before submitting the birth certificate correction form. The legal name change form can be downloaded from the Colorado State Judicial Branch.
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