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Census Bureau Can Help You Find Missing Records. Hear How on America Counts.

The Census Bureau call center receives hundreds of questions every month. We're bringing you the answers to some of the most common questions in a series of podcasts. Here's Belva Kirk from the Customer Liaison and Marketing Service Office.

To track down a birth certificate, start by searching state records through the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control.

If you’re out of luck there, your next stop is the Census Bureau. You can request proof of age and date of birth, through the age search service on

For more help, call the Census Bureau customer service 800-923-8282 or the National Processing Center at 812-218-3046.

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