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Chile - Modify Or Change Information in Birth Certificate

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A birth certificate cannot be modified or altered unless ordered by a court judgment or if it manifests error or omission.


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  • Births in Chile must be registered to the appropriate Civil Registry and Identification where the birth has occurred.
  • Applicants for birth enrollment and registration must go to the office with the outlined documents.
  • A RUN or National Single Role will be assigned to a person who wishes to obtain a birth certificate. The RUN will also be the number of their identity card when requested.

Required Information

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


  1. Go to any of the offices of the Civil Registry.
  2. Apply to make the change.
  3. Complete the application form.
  4. Submit documents as appropriate and cancel the corresponding fee.

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Required Documents

  • application form for administrative rectification
  • copy of the birth certificate of the person requesting for the correction
  • valid identity card


There is no fee for this procedure.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

  • Telephone Number: 600 370 2000
  • To view Chilean Civil Registry and Identification location offices, go to this site: and click on the "Offices and Times" tab.

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Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links

Civil Registry and Identification:


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