Vital Records

Are you ready to get your driver's license? If you're headed to a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) office you'll need to be prepared when they ask you to show at least one vital record in order to renew, replace or get a new PA driver's license.

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Birth Certificates

Not just in PA but in most U.S. states, Motor Vehicle services will ask for proof of your identity. The most common vital record requested is your birth certificate. It's a good idea to always have your original birth certificate or even a copy, no matter what. If you have lost your birth certificate, you will need to get a copy to not only obtain a PA driver's license, but for other situations that might arise where you'll need to prove your identity as well. Read more...

Birth Certificate- Corrections

If you want to make a correction on an official document like a birth certificate, you will need to involve the legal system of Pennsylvania to make sure that the information is accurate and updated properly. Obtaining a birth certificate today has become an easier process through state-supported online systems, but making changes to a birth certificate still proves to be a complicated task. Read more...

Replacing a Vital Record in Pennsylvania

To your partner's dismay, did you misplace or lose your marriage certificate? Did your birth certificate inconveniently disappear? If you've lost these documents or any other vital record, you will have to get new copies as soon as you can. Read more...