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Q: What to do in correcting wrong entries in a birth certificate?

My parents were not married. Yet i am acknowledged by my father and i am bearing his surname. However, there is an entry on the date and place of their marriage. How can i correct this? What to do? Does this entry if not corrected matters whenever i will get a visa?

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Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: It’s a fact unless your parents correct it. You cannot correct your parents information, perhaps, but it’s uncl whether you can omit it. It will depend upon the laws in the country of your birth.

I suggest that you discuss this with your parents before you take any action. Good luck.

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