To request a correction or change to a birth certificate, you must submit the following:
Completed birth certificate correction form | In Spanish.
Copy of your identification.
Documentary evidence of the change or correction as outlined below.
Non-refundable processing fees.
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.
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.
Add or Remove Father or Second Parent (Parentage)