Virginia Regulatory Town Hall

Proposed Text


Amend regulations following periodic review - Change of Sex
Stage: Proposed

12VAC5-550-320. Change of sex.

Except as provided in subdivision 3 of 12VAC5-550-450, upon presentation receipt of acceptable evidence (preoperative diagnosis, postoperative diagnosis and description of procedure) and a notarized affidavit from the physician performing the surgery, a certified copy of an order of a court of competent jurisdiction indicating that the sex of an individual has been changed by medical procedure and upon request of such person, a new certificate of birth may be prepared by the State Registrar for a person born in this Commonwealth whose sex has been changed by surgical gender reassignment procedure. A certified copy of the court order changing the name of the registrant as well as designating the sex of the registrant must be in the possession of the State Registrar together with a request that a new certificate be prepared.