You will be asked to show documentation, in order to establish that you have a right to the record, in addition to your photo identification. The chart below lists who is eligible and how to establish that relationship. Please bring original documents with raised seal.
IF YOU ARE THE: YOU WILL NEED TO SHOW:
CHILD YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE WITH YOUR PARENTS NAMES ON IT;
MARRIAGE LICENSE, IF YOU ARE MARRIED, TO ADDRESS YOUR NAME CHANGE
GRANDCHILD YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE WITH PARENTS NAMES AND YOUR PARENTS BIRTH (OR DEATH), CERTIFICATES WITH THEIR PARENTS (YOUR GRAND PARENTS) NAMES SHOWING;
YOUR MARRIAGE LICENSE, IF YOU ARE MARRIED, TO ADDRESS YOUR NAME CHANGE.
SPOUSE YOUR MARRIAGE LICENSE
SIBLING YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE WITH YOUR PARENTS’ NAMES SHOWING;
MARRIAGE LICENSE, IF YOU ARE MARRIED TO SHOW
EX-SPOUSE NOT ENTITLED UNLESS YOU ARE OBTAINING SAME ON BEHALF OF A MINOR CHILD – MINOR
CHILD’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE WITH PARENTS’ NAMES SHOWING **
** IF YOU HAVE REMARRIED, YOU MUST BRING YOUR CURRENT MARRIAGE LICENSE TO ADDRESS THE NAME CHANGES
THE ESTATE VALID, SURROGATE’S CERTIFICATE
WITH ORIGINAL SIGNATURE AND SEAL
STEP-CHILD NOT ENTITLED