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28 Pa. Code § 1.33. Correction of date of birth.

§ 1.33. Correction of date of birth.

 Corrections in the date of birth on a birth certificate shall be made in compliance with the following:

   (1)  If the subject is less than 1 year of age, correction may be accomplished by a statement signed by both parents together with a statement of the hospital, the attending physician or midwife.

   (2)  If the subject is over 1 year of age, correction may be accomplished by an affidavit of both parents or of the subject, if of legal age, together with the baptismal record of the subject, early school record or other acceptable documents which shall conclusively prove the correct date. The supporting document shall be at least 5 years old.

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