SECTION .0600 ‑ CERTIFIED COPIES

 

10A NCAC 41H .0601       BIRTH CERTIFICATES

(a)  There shall be three forms of copies of birth certificates:

(1)           a photocopy of the original record excluding medical and health related information with facsimile of the signature of the State Registrar and raised seal and date issued; and

(2)           a typed copy prepared on a form printed on safety paper with facsimile of the signature of the State Registrar and raised seal; the form shall provide at least the following items of information:

(A)          name and sex of child;

(B)          date and place of birth;

(C)          names, ages (at time of birth), and birthplaces of father and mother;

(D)          date filed with local registrar;

(E)           certificate number; and

(F)           date of issue; and

(3)           a typed wallet‑size card with facsimile of the signature of the State Registrar providing as a minimum the following items of information:

(A)          name and sex of child;

(B)          date and place of birth;

(C)          date filed with local registrar;

(D)          certificate number;

(E)           date of issue; and

(F)           changes of names by court order noted on back for persons older than 15 years unless good cause (including cases of illegitimacy, fostercare, etc., but not necessarily limited to those cases) is shown for deleting the notation.

(b)  A wallet‑size card shall be issued when specifically requested.

(c)  A typed copy shall be issued when specifically requested, when the original certificate cannot be photocopied, when the original has been corrected or amended, or when the record is that of an adopted or legitimated person.

(d)  A photocopy shall be issued when specifically requested or whenever it is most convenient except in cases in which a typed copy is required.

(e)  In cases when the individual is known to be deceased, the word "DECEASED" shall be added to the certificate in a prominent location.  This procedure shall apply to copies issued by the Vital Records Section and to each register of deeds or local health department that issues certified copies of birth certificates.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑92(7);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1977;

Readopted Eff. November 15, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1992; January 1, 1992; May 1, 1991.