My first name was misspelled on the marriage certificate and a name I used from birth until marriage but was not my legal name is on the marriage certificate. I am trying to get a copy of my birth certificate but cannot since the names do not match. Until this is corrected, I am unable to get a passport. Please advise. Thank you,
You can go to the to the town where the certificate was issued and request the amendment.
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