Birth and Death Registration and Issuance
Information for Local Registrars

BIRTH RECORD AMENDMENT INFORMATION

NOTE: Please print and provide all four documents under "Required" to individuals
requesting amendment information. Provide the documents under "Optional" at your discretion.


Required
1) Instructions for Changing (amending) a birth record

2) Requirements for Documents Submitted to Support the Amendment of a Birth Record

3) Documents to Support the Amendment of a Birth Record

4) Application to Amend a Birth Record (PDF:336KB/2 pages)

Optional
1) Requirements Checklist for Amending a Birth Record Without a Court Ordered Directed Change Adobe PDF (24Kb/1pg)

2) Requirements Checklist for Amending a Birth Record With a Court Order Adobe PDF (21Kb/1pg)

3) Five Common Reasons Why Birth Records Cannot Be Amended

4) Minnesota Birth Record Application - Certified Birth Certificate
Adobe PDF (165Kb/3 pg) Word

Updated 8.25.10