WHO CAN ORDER A BIRTH CERTIFICATE?
Only those authorized by 50-15-121 MCA and 37.8.126 ARM, which includes the registrant (14 years old or older), the registrant’s spouse, children (with proof of relationship), parents, grandparents (with proof of relationship), a caretaker relative, guardian, an authorized representative, or those who provide documentation showing it is needed for determination or protection of the individuals personal or property rights. Proof of relationship, guardianship, caretaker relative, or authorization is required to obtain a certify copy of a birth record.
Step-relatives, in-laws, aunts, uncles, cousins, ex-spouses, and a natural parent of an adoptive child are not eligible to receive a certified copy of a birth certificate..
OUR OFFICE FILES & RECORDS DOCUMENTS
The Clerk & Recorder’s Office staff cannot give legal advice. If you have questions about a transaction or any other legal matter, please consult an attorney.