New Mexico Department of Health
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Vital Records

Publications

Photo of the publication cover. Real ID Frequently Asked Questions Vital Records - Help May 17, 2017

This is a helpful list of frequently asked questions regarding vital records and Real ID.



Photo of the publication cover. List of Acceptable Documents for Obtaining a Birth Record Vital Records - Help March 17, 2017

This is a list of all unexpired and valid acceptable documents for obtaining a birth record.



Photo of the publication cover. Acknowledgment of Paternity Statement Vital Records - Form February 28, 2014

Establishment of paternity means the establishment of the parent-child relationship. This Acknowledgment of Paternity (AOP) shall be signed under penalty of perjury by the mother and by the man seeking to establish paternity.

Reconocimiento de Paternaty



Photo of the publication cover. Putative Father Registry Inclusion Request Vital Records - Form April 8, 2013

This is a request for inclusion the New Mexico Putative Father Registry. This request is made either voluntarily by a father who hereby gives notice that he intends to claim paternity or has claimed paternity of his child, or involuntarily on the basis of a court order determining paternity.



Photo of the publication cover. Birth Record Search Application Vital Records - Form September 28, 2012

Use this form to request a birth certificate.

Solicitud de Acta de Nacimiento



Photo of the publication cover. Death Record Search Application Vital Records - Form September 28, 2012

Use this form to request a death certificate.

Solicitud de Acta de Defunción



Photo of the publication cover. Putative Father Registry Search Inquiry Vital Records - Form July 2, 2012

A request for a search of the registry may only be made by a court of competent jurisdiction; a department authorized by law to take actions affecting a child’s health, safety or welfare; the petitioner’s attorney or the mother of the child.



Photo of the publication cover. Report of Adoption Vital Records - Form February 17, 2012

This form is required for each adoption decreed in the state of New Mexico.



Photo of the publication cover. Affidavit of Review of a Certified New Mexico Birth Certificate Vital Records - Form February 17, 2012

This form is to be used by agencies and organizations to document eligibility. This should not be accepted in place of a birth certificate.