Changes to a given name after the age of 1year require a legal name change order. The legal name change
order can be obtained from the county of your residence (see link below). Click on the links below for further
information and instructions listed on page 2 of the correction form.
Get advice about correcting or changing a birth certificate by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning:
Birth records: 303-692-2226.
Death records: 303-692-2236
Adding or removing a father's name: 303-692-2230
Adoptions (after the adoption has been filed with our office): 303-692-2227
Filing delayed birth or death records: 303-692-2188.
To change or correct a birth or death Certificate in person, visit our office at:
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Vital Records
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, HSVR-VR-A1
Denver, CO 80246-1530
FAX: 303-691-7704 (within the Continental U.S.)
FAX: 303-691-9307 (outside the Continental U.S.)
Tel. #: 303-692-2200
Please note: Same-day service available until 4:30 p.m.