How are birth certificates used?

•    School registration

•    Obtaining a Driver’s License

•    Travel 

•    Social Security Card

•    Employment

•    Genealogy and/or family history

•    Marriage (domestic and international)

•    Signing up for youth sports programs

•    Domestic or international adoption

•    Access to other personal records

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1. What do I need to get a birth certificate for my child?
2. Who can obtain birth certificate?
3. How are birth certificates used?
4. How long does it take to get the birth certificate in person?
5. Do we have to go to the county that the birth occurred in? Or can I go to ANY Vital Records?
6. Why does the birth certificate print with mother’s maiden name?
7. I don’t have an ID or document, how can I apply for my birth certificate?
8. I was not born in Colorado. Can I get a birth certificate from your office?
9. When will I receive my child’s Social Security Card?