Montana Birth Certificates From Montana Office of Vital Records
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Montana Birth Certificate Types
- Certified Birth Certificate – Certified copies of birth certificates that may be used for practically all legal purposes, including proof of citizenship, school enrollment, personal identification, passports, social security, and employment. These are printed on special safety paper with the state’s official seal embossed. Birth certified certificates are available for births as early as 1907.
- Informational Birth Certificate – These are non-certified copies of birth certificates. They may not be used for legal purposes, serving only as informational copies of the birth certificate for births that occurred as much as 30 years prior to the application.
Certified Birth Certificate
Informational Birth Certificate
Who can order?
Under Montana law, birth certificates of births less than 100 years old are considered “closed records.” Only individuals showing a legitimate and tangible interest may be issued certified copies of birth certificates upon paying the appropriate fees, providing proof of identification, and filling out the application form:
Montana Vital Statistics Agency Information
Montana Office of Vital Records
The Montana Office of Vital Records keeps records and issues certificates of vital events, including birth, death, and fetal death, that occurred in the state of Montana.
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Montana Birth Certificates
The Montana Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, typically acceptable for most legal purposes, including proof of citizenship, school enrollment, personal identification, passports, social security, and employment.
Visit the Montana Office of Vital Records’ official page for more information.