Correct a Birth Record
CORRECT A BIRTH RECORD - FAQ'S
|The following forms can be used to correct a birth record, add a father's name to a birth record, or to verify whether or not a change has been made to a birth record.|
PHOTO IDENTIFICATION (OR THESE ALTERNATE FORMS
OF ID) IS REQUIRED TO MAKE A CHANGE OR CORRECTION TO A MICHIGAN BIRTH RECORD.
- Application to Add a Father
Application to add a father to a birth record. This form is NOT to be used to remove or replace a father's name on a birth record.
Please click the link below for suggestions of documents that can be used to change a Michigan birth record or frequently asked questions.
Birth Changes - Suggested Documentation
Birth Changes - FAQ's
Please click the link below for a list of frequently asked questions regarding the establishment of a delayed birth record.
Establishing a Delayed Birth Record - FAQ'S
*** Please note, if you need to correct or change a record of a vital event that occurred in another state, you should contact that state's vital records office.
Click here for a list of addresses and phone numbers.
Please note that some
changes to Michigan birth records cannot be initiated by submitting one of the above
forms. If the above forms do not appear to relate to your needs, please call 517-335-8660
for assistance, Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ET (except for State holidays).
If you need to correct a Michigan death record, click here
If you need to correct a Michigan marriage record, please contact the Circuit Court in the county where the license was obtained.