Birth Registrations/Corrections

A person who claims to have been born in Ohio, whose registration of birth is not recorded, or who claims the record is not accurate, may file an application to register the birth or correct the birth record.

The application to correct the birth record must be accompanied by an affidavit of the attending physician, or by the affidavits of at least two persons having knowledge of the facts stated in the application, or by any other evidence the court finds sufficient. The application must also be accompanied by a certified copy of the current birth certificate.

Filing Fees:

An Application for Correction of Birth Record is $58.50.

An Application for Registration of Birth Record is $60.50.


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