Although it may seem unusual, many birth certificates without names have been issued. This has caused individuals some difficulty when trying to order vital records online. Here are some common scenarios that can result in no name for a child or a parent being on this document, and what to do if this has happened to you.
When a person’s birth is registered, it forms a foundation from which all other necessary documents can be issued. Without a replacement birth certificate, a person’s identity is in question, and they may be ineligible for many social services. In order to understand and plan for its future use, we must look into birth certificate history, as well as how it is being used today.