/Who can order a birth certificate?

Applicant must be the person listed on the record, parents listed on the record, or have a direct and tangible interest in the matter of record. Applicants must be able to show proof of relationship and/or supporting legal documents.

Pursuant to NAC 440.070 section 2 direct and tangible interest is defined as:

  • As used in NRS 440.650, a “direct and tangible interest” means a:
    • Direct relationship by blood or marriage to the person named on the certificate;
    • Legal relationship to the person named on the certificate; or
    • Requirement imposed by law or otherwise to facilitate legal process.
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