"Labor Day Holiday - All DDS Customer Service Centers will be closed from Saturday, September 5, 2015 thru Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Please note all centers will resume normal operations on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Due to the closures we expect heavier traffic in our centers during that week, so please plan accordingly and consider using online services to avoid a visit altogether."

Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations for Chapter 375-3-1

<< Back to Table of Contents

375-3-1-.27 Proving Identity Using a Birth Certificate from Puerto Rico

(1)In accordance with Article 6 of Law 191 of 2009 (as amended by Law 68 of 2010), Puerto Rico Governor Luis G. Fortuño signed an executive order extending the validity of all Puerto Rico birth certificates issued before July 1, 2010 until October 30, 2010. According to the laws of Puerto Rico, only the new Puerto Rico birth certificates issued from July 1, 2010 onward will remain valid. Effective January 1, 2011, the Department shall not accept a birth certificate issued in Puerto Rico prior to July 1, 2010 as proof of a customer’s identity for any purpose.


Authority: O.C.G.A. §40-5-4.
Filed Date: 3/18/2011
Effective Date: 4/7/2011