Nebraska will issue a new birth certificate "upon receipt of a notarized affidavit from the physician that performed sex reassignment surgery on an individual born in this state and a certified copy of an order of a court of competent jurisdiction changing the name of such person." The record will be sealed and can only be accessed by a court order. NE Code § 71-604.01.
To apply for an updated birth certificate, the applicant should submit to the Vital Records Office the following:
- An Application for Amendment, with your notarized signature
- A Physician's Affidavit, stating they performed gender reassignment surgery and the date the surgery took place, with the physician's notarized signature
- A copy of your current ID
- A check with the applicable fees