(1) A certified copy of a birth certificate or state birth registration shall be proof of the date of birth for the purpose of completing an application for retirement benefits.
(2) If a birth certificate or state birth registration is not available, the board will accept a driver's license and one of the following as proof of date of birth:
(a) baptismal record;
(b) selective service record;
(c) armed forces discharge;
(e) school record;
(f) tribal identification or registration;
(g) naturalization record;
(h) alien registration record; or
(i) other records submitted by the member which are acceptable to MPERA.
(3) If the birth certificate is in a language other than English, MPERA may request one of the alternative means of identification listed in (2).