How To Find Your Birth Certificate Online
Every person born in the U.S. gets a birth certificate and social security number, establishing his or her name, age, birthplace and U.S. citizenship. Citizenship is automatically granted to those born in the U.S. Sometimes a birth certificate is needed as proof of citizenship, for instance, when applying for a driver's license, social security card, or certain types of employment.
Once you have given out this information, you are given a birth notification card. The card bears all the information given above. The birth notification card allows you to fill form A1. Once you have filled form A1, you are allowed to apply for the birth certificate. If you have a birth notification card from hospital, you should not fill form A1; you should fill form B1 instead.