Re: Birth Certificates
- From: bob gillis <robertgillis@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 08:05:03 -0800 (PST)
> > Unless some one can correct me, the "Birth Certificate" that was
> > given out by the Hospital is the original of the form the hospital
> > sends to the recorder/registrar in the jurisdiction. It is labeled
> > Birth Certificate and has an official seal on it and is considered a
> > Birth Certificate.
> > bob gillis
> Hospital-issued birth certificates (the ones with footprints on
> them) have no legal standing whatsoever. I've never seen one with
> an "official" seal on it. It may have a hospital seal on it.
> Hospital-issued birth certs were not sent to the vital records
> office, but just issued by the hospital as a "souvenir" of birth.
> Kathy Lenerz
The ones my 5 children received had the town official seal and have
been used to get passports, driver's licenses etc. There were no
footprints on them.
I haven't seen them in along time. Perhaps the hospital had an
arrangement with the town to issue BC's.
bob gillis <robertgillis@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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