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New Jersey Launches Online Vital Records Birth Certificate Sex Designation Change Amendment App

TRENTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New Jersey Department of Health's Office of Vital Statistics and Registry has launched the Vital Records Birth Certificate Sex Designation Change Amendment application, a new online service that allows citizens to submit request forms and attestations to amend the sex designation listed on their birth certificate to reflect their gender identity.

The online service allows citizens to submit their amendment request online and upload their attestation and supporting documentation in lieu of mailing a paper application. This makes the process easier and more convenient for both the applicant and the Office of Vital Statistics and Registry.

The new online service can be accessed from the Office of Vital Statistics and Registry's website or by visiting the service's website directly.

"We are happy to be able to offer a convenient method for citizens to submit their amendment requests," said Vincent Arrisi, State Registrar of Vital Statistics. "This new service helps make the process of amending one's birth certificate to reflect their gender identity easier since the applicant can scan all of their documentation to the application rather than mailing it in with a paper form."

The Online Vital Records Birth Certificate Sex Designation Change Amendment service is a product of a partnership between the state of New Jersey and the New Jersey Information Division of NIC Inc. The New Jersey Information Division is the official eGovernment partner of the state of New Jersey, helping New Jersey government entities web-enable their information services.

About NIC

NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) launched the digital government industry in 1992, and continues to lead it, providing a secure payment engine and thousands of digital government solutions across a network of more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. In addition, NIC is a leading provider of outdoor recreation solutions, with 1 out of 6 hunting and fishing licenses in the United States sold using an NIC service. The Company created the nation's first personal assistant for government and comprehensive mobile platform, Gov2Go®, as well as the innovative, data-driven prescription drug monitoring platform, RxGov®. More information is available at www.egov.com.

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