Birth Certificates - Acceptable Forms of ID
Please be advised, as of March 1, 1996, the State of Connecticut requires that anyone requesting a copy of a birth certificate must submit a photo identification card, or if requesting by mail, a copy of this identification.
The following are also acceptable for marriage and death certificate requests if photo ID is unavailable.
Should a photo identification be unavailable, originals or photocopies of two (2) of the following documents may be substituted:
- Social Security card
- Written verification of identity from employer
- Automobile registration
- Copy of utility bill showing name and address
- Bank account deposit slip showing name and address
- Voter registration card