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Motion to Correct Birth Certification Online Form

About the Program

This program will help you prepare the papers you need to ask a court to correct a birth certificate. These papers are for correcting Georgia birth certificates.
This program asks a lot of questions about the birth certificate you want to change. It may take about a half hour to finish.  You can use this program to correct certain birth certificate mistakes. You cannot use this program to change someone's name.  Instead, use a Petition for Name Change.
This program cannot help if the wrong person is listed on a birth certificate.  Instead use a:
Petition for LegitimationPetition for Paternity, or  Petition for Adoption.

Information checklist

You will need the following information to complete this program:
  • A copy of the birth certificate that needs to be corrected
  • Documents that show there was a mistake made on the birth certificate

Start the Motion to Correct Birth Certificate Program

Note: You will be taken to our partner website called LawHelp Interactive.
You can "Sign Up to Save Your Work" or go directly to the program without signing up by clicking on "Get Started" or "Go". Then check to agree to the Terms of Use and click on "Continue" to begin the program.
These forms are only for users who don't have a lawyer and legal services and pro bono attorneys and staff helping clients who cannot afford lawyers. Commercial use is prohibited and no one may charge for using these programs. When you begin the program, you will be asked to accept these terms of use.

Computer requirements

You must have the following on your computer to use this program:

  1. Adobe Flash to see the program. Download it now for free.
  2. Microsoft Word to properly view and print the completed court forms. If you do not have Word, you can download Word Viewer now for free and view and print Word documents, even if you don’t have Word on your computer.
Last Review and Update: Jan 27, 2011