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Our birth certificate is the first legal documentation of our existence. It was first established for statistic and taxation purposes. Right now, having a birth certificate is mandated by our government and has become an essential record for each individual that is born. The certificate is used as an initial requirement when we go to school, applying for a job, getting our driver’s license, getting a passport for traveling, and even when we get married and have our very own children.

Give importance to your child’s birth certificate. By doing so you are providing your kid his/her right to receive assistance, allocated resources, and eligibility for benefits by the government. Parents should take this very seriously so that their kids wouldn’t be excluded from social services, like health assistance, as well as their right to have an education.

Official Birth Certificates Examples & Templates

1. Official Birth Certificate Example

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The moment a child is born they would need some sort of identification and that is when parents should arrange to get or have a birth certificate for their child. There are a lot of ways to get a birth certificate or an affidavit of birth. One way to get it is from your local government offices in charge of processing birth certificates and from the hospital where your child was delivered.

2. Basic Official Birth Certificate Template

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It is important to have a birth certificate, especially for a parent. You wouldn’t want your child to have a hard time when she/he is old enough to go to school when they ask for requirements that include a birth certificate or when you want to avail government assistance for your child but you do not have any necessary proof of his/her identification; it is better to have this arranged while your child is still young.

3. Simple Blue Colored Official Birth Certificate Template

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Almost all birth certificates are considered official. Most of us would think that birth certificates are like those plain old and boring lists of information about you, your parentage, place of your birth, your date of birth, so on and so forth. In some countries, they provide 2 types of birth certificates. One is a short version of the birth certificate which only states the information in relation to the child, just like the example given above, while the long version of a birth certificate has the parents information included in the certificate like those government-issued ones.

4. Blank Official Birth Certificate Template

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There’s nothing new in customizing a certificate the way we want it to look like. Some establishments give those options for parents to take. Without being far-fetched from the basic birth certificate, you can add more flavor to it while still making it look legitimate and official as long as all information stated and given is true.

5. Boy Official Birth Certificate Template

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People have various reactions and comments when they find out that a married couple is expecting a baby. Some are elated and some show so much anticipation. The most anticipated part is when it is time to have a gender reveal. Parents would then debate whether they will be expecting a boy or a girl; they would discuss the name if ever it is a boy or girl. If you’ve given birth to a healthy baby boy, then you can make good use of this birth certificate example above.

6. Official Birth Certificate for Girls Example

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Personalize your daughter’s birth certificate by making it more gender-oriented. By making the design a little bit more girly without being too overwhelming, you can make your child’s gender more obvious without indicating or writing it on the birth certificate.

7. Editable Official Birth Certificate Template

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This template is for those who are looking for a stylish but not overbearing editable birth certificate. The important information certifying the birth of a child and all the necessary things written and divulge in the certificate is already stated in this birth certificate template. It is direct to the point with no unnecessary information being given.

8. U.S. Standard Certification of Live Birth Example

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The birth certificate isn’t only important for the parents, it also places high importance for the government. The government needs this documentation so that they will be guided with their future development plans. This kind of birth certificate is issued by your local government registration office to be filled with the appropriate information as indicated and asked in the certificate.

9. Indiana Certification of Live Birth Example

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The need for a birth certificate is a crucial thing for the government because their plans get affected with inadequate statistical information to distribute the right services and designate resources in other departments of the government, and because of that, it impairs other government projects and its progress.

10. City of Austin Birth Certificate Example

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This certification of vital record or birth certificate is an example or a photocopy of an original record of birth as shown above. Some birth certificates issued by your local civil registrar office use a special type of paper that can detect an original copy from a photocopy; this is to prevent duplication from your legal documents, data tampering, and unauthorized use of your information.

11. State of Texas Birth Certificate Example

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There will be times when we need to check out the information stated in our certificates for error that may cause more problems for us in the future. Errors like the wrong spelling of our name, parents name, and other mistakes may hinder us in a lot of ways, and having this changed after it has been processed would cause us too much hassle. That is why we need to make sure that everything is in order and that there is no discrepancy in our birth certificates and other important documents.

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