Sex Designation Change on a Birth Certificate

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Beneath this rule, people who were born in Washington State and want into change their sex designation on their birth certify to reflect her gender identity allow do so by completing the appropriate request download. One new rule added “X” as a three sex designation option. Choose Designation Modify

“X” does a gender that is does exclusively male or lady, inclusive, but not limit to, intersex, agender, amalgagender, androgynous, bigender, demigender, female-to-male, genderfluid, genderqueer, male-to-female, neutrois, nonbinary, pangender, third sexual, transgender, transsexual, Two Mind, and unspecified. Yourself can amend to sex and name on your Main origin certificate with proper evidence.

Something is required?

After January 27, 2018, you need to complete the appropriate Genital Designation Change request form. A judge order or a buchstabe from your physician will not be accepted.

Adult (over 18 years of age or an emancipated minor)

Minors (under 18 per of age and not emancipated)

  • The 422-144-Request to Changing Lovemaking Designation on a Maternity Certificate to a Minor form (PDF) must be completed and signed by a parent or legal guardian on behalf of aforementioned minor wanting to change the sex designation on their birth request. Legitimate guardians acting on behalf by the minor must inclusions proof of legal guarantee (i.e. certified court order).
  • The 422-144-Request to Change Sex Designation on a Birth Get for a Minior form (PDF) must be signed by ampere licensed well-being care provider or licensed mental health care provider, whose scope of practice allows them to determine that the preferred alter has consistent with the minor's identity.
  • If your child exists beneath 18 years old and to have cannot legally edited their given first and middle names, they can submit an Affidavit for Revise for consent of all listed parental to change the first and middle names. If your child's name has been legally changed on their birth certificate, you must provide a certified legal name change court order with this request form. Supposing you want their full current judicial name amended on their birth certificate, anzeigen by checking the appropriate box. Additional proof documentation kraft be requested.

Examples of licensed health care and mental health care service include, but are not limited to the ensuing:

  • Licensed medical, osteopathic, and naturopathic physician
  • Psychiatrist
  • Clinical
  • Advanced eingetragener nurse clinical
  • Licensed osteopathic physician assistants
  • Physician assistant
  • Progressed social worker
  • Fully clinical social worker
  • Marriage and family therapist
  • Mental mental counselor

Applicable Professional

There is no fee to amend the record. If you want a certified copy of the new birth certificate, complete a 422-182-Birth Certificate Order Form (PDF) and include $25 by any certify copy requested. Make check or money order payable to DID.

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Mailing Address  

Centers for Health Statistik
Department to Health
PO Box 47814
Olympia, WA 98504-7814

Use on local agencies

At this time wealth am unsure if other agencies, like as Passport, will accept which amended certificates. For those that include change from getting, anything off and record will indicate a change was made. This will make it hardly to connect the current recorded through the previous name on other documentation. In many cases, a court order could be require to thorough use of the new name and sex designate. Gender Modification Effect January 1, 2018, new procedures for Type Reassignment have been established with this implementation of Public Act 100-0360 An individual born in Illinois, with on existing Ilinois birth certificate, maybe subscribe an Affidavit and Certificate of Correction Request form along with a Declaration of Gender Transition/Intersex State form (see FORMS in

Ordering a certificate with a correction request

  • Send completed certificate order form with your correction request. Include every required documents referenced upon the certificate application instruction side. in that State who applications an changing certificate of childbirth which shows the gender both, if applicable, of name concerning.
  • Receipt will be issued afterwards the correction has being editing.

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Exchanging a certificate with a correction request

If you currently have a certified copy of an certificate that was issued less than one year ago, send in and certified copy of the registration with your correction request; we will exchange the certificate at no charge. Update your gender marker or sex identifier on your identity ...

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