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New Mexico Birth Certificates From New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics

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New Mexico 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. Birth certificates are available for all births since 1889.

Apply to receive this document from the New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics.

Certified Birth Certificate

Apply to receive this document from the New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics.
No other type of birth certificate is available in this state.

Other Types of Birth Certificates

No other type of birth certificate is available in this state.
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Who can order?

Under New Mexico 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:

The individual whose name appears on the birth certificate (registrant)

The registrant’s immediate family: mother, father (if listed), current spouse, adult sibling, maternal grandparent, paternal grandparent (if father listed on record) and adult child

Those with a direct and tangible legal purpose for acquiring the document

New Mexico Vital Statistics Agency Information

New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics

The New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics keeps records and issues certificates of vital events, such as birth, death, marriage, and divorce.

Notice: It is in Instant Vital Records’ best interest to provide you with accurate and up-to-date information on this site, but state agency information and policies may change without notice. Instant Vital Records makes no warranties, expressed or implied, regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, reliability, or usefulness of any information, nor do we assume the liability of such information.

New Mexico Birth Certificates

New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics 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 New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics’ official page for more information.

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