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Correcting or Amending Certificates

Updated July 15, 2014
 
 
The California State Office of Vital Records (OVR) has published a variety of informative pamphlets that describe different amendment options in detail—from correcting a minor spelling error to adding a father to the birth certificate. Not sure which form you need? Try looking on our Frequently Asked Questions page, or call us at 1-408-885-2010 for more information.
 
Original forms must be used and submitted to the state. Forms can be obtained from our office, a local registrar office in another county, any County Recorder’s office, or ordered online from the California State OVR Forms page.
 
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Vital Records and Registration
976 Lenzen Avenue, Ste. 1300
San Jose, 95126
 
Phone: 1.408.885.2010 
Fax:    1.408.885.4899 
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, Holidays
 
  
 
     
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