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Birth Registration

If an individual has no birth record, he or she can the file a Birth Registration application with the Lake County Probate Court. Black’s Law Dictionary defines “birth record” as statistical data kept by a governmental entity concerning a person’s birth date, birthplace, and parentage.

Birth Registration Fees

Initial Deposit ( Cash / Check / Money Order Only) $62.00 

Mail all forms to:
Lake County Probate Court
P.O. Box 490
Painesville, Ohio 44077

Checklist-Registration of Birth Record

Checklist and Packet-Registration of Birth

Application for Registration of Birth

Finding and Order Establishing Registration


Birth Correction

If there is an error in an Ohio birth record, the individual can file a Birth Correction application with the Lake County Probate Court to correct the error.

Birth Correction Fees

Initial Deposit ( Cash / Check / Money Order Only) $60.00

Mail all forms to:
Lake County Probate Court
P.O. Box 490
Painesville, Ohio 44077

Checklist-Correction of Birth Record

Application For Correction of Birth Record (Form 30.0)

Licensed Professional Statement (LCPC Form 30.01)