Notes on birth certificates

 
Name change
To change the name of a person older than 1 year, contact your local county court to obtain a certified copy of a legal name change order before submitting the birth certificate correction form. The legal name change form can be downloaded from the Colorado State Judicial Branch.
 
Paternity (add or remove biological father)
The birth certificate correction form can't be used to add or remove the biological father/second parent to or from the birth certificate. Please see our Parentage page for additional information.
 
Gender change due to a surgical procedure
Before submitting the birth certificate correction form, contact your local county court to obtain a certified copy of the court order indicating gender was changed by surgical procedure.