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Birth Certificate

What is a Birth Certificate?

A birth certificate is a vital record that documents the birth of a child. The term "birth certificate" can refer to either the original document certifying the circumstances of the birth or to a certified copy of or representation of the ensuing registration of that birth. .


What is a birth certificate used for?

A birth certificate is required for Social Security, Medicaid, school enrollment, driver's license, social services such as a marriage license, and more. In addition, it serves as proof of relationship to parents, which is required for child support services, inheritance, and eligibility for benefits.


How to Apply for a Birth Certificate?

Please follow the step below:

Step 1 :Download the Birth Certificate application form
Step 2 :Submit the application form to the Embassy of the Republic of The Gambia.