i have a valid social security number i have several birth certificates from tying to get one, and they all have a big red stamp on them saying no recorded. i want to continue my education but i need and i.d and for that i need and i.d and to get one i need my birth certificate
You may want to obtain a US passport to prove you are a citizen. It is usually sufficient proof of status for educational purposes. Consult the link for acceptable forms of primary and secondary identification for passport issuance purposes. You do not necessarily need a birth certificate if you can present other acceptable forms of ID.
You can either get proof of your citizenship through the Immigration Agency, but filing for a certificate of citizenship, or you can apply for a U.S. passport through the Department of State. There are ways to prove your birth in the U.S. without a registered birth certificate. For example, affidavits from people who were present at your birth can also be acceptable with other proof. I would suggest hiring an attorney for help with the process.
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