Lawriter - OAC - 145-1-62 Proof of date of birth and legal name change.

145-1-62 Proof of date of birth and legal name change.

(A) For the purpose of proving a date of birth, an individual may submit the following documents or certified copies wherein the certifying official indicates that the original bears no alteration or erasure:

(1) A birth certificate;

(2) An official baptismal record;

(3) A parent's affidavit;

(4) A life insurance policy issued at least ten years ago which contains a penalty clause for misstatement of age and which states age or date of birth;

(5) An original family bible which contains entries of family births;

(6) A child's birth certificate which states the parent's age or date of birth for proof of the parent's age;

(7) An official hospital record of birth;

(8) A United States census bureau record;

(9) An original United States certificate of citizenship or naturalization

(10) An original United States passport; or

(11) An unexpired state-issued driver's license or identification card.

(B) If none of the above documents exists, an individual may submit for review:

(1) An affidavit stating that none of the above-listed documents exist; and

(2) Any other document(s) which state(s) a date of birth.

(C) For the purpose of proving a name change, an individual may submit a copy of one of the following documents:

(1) A marriage certificate, certified abstract of marriage, or marriage license that evidences the marriage has been legally solemnized;

(2) A decree of divorce or dissolution that restores the individual to a prior name;

(3) An entry of change of name pursuant to section 2717.01 of the Revised Code, or a comparable entry of legal name change issued by a probate court in another jurisdiction;

(4) A copy of a social security card;

(5) An original United States passport; or

(6) An unexpired state-issued driver's license or identification card.


Effective: 1/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/29/2015 and 09/29/2020
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 145.09
Rule Amplifies: 145.32, 145.35, 145.37, 145.43, 145.45, 145.46
Prior Effective Dates: 1/16/38, 4/1/88, 1/1/03, 1/1/06, 1/1/09, 12/10/12