birth certificatebirth certificate
an official document issued upon a person's birth, attesting to the date and place of birth, parentage, etc.
An official record of the date and place of a person's birth, usually including the names of the parents.
(plural birth certificates)
- official document certifying the details of a person's birth. Name, date, and parents' names are always included; details such as parents' occupation and religion may be included.