When not required
A written DB determination is not required when the DB is established based on:
A public or religious record established before age 5 which agrees with the claimant's
allegation, regardless of other discrepancies which may exist
NOTE: If the allegation disagrees with such a record or the record is not being used to establish the DB, see GN 00302.440.
An SSA record showing an established DB (see GN 00302.010).
Automatically convincing evidence guides in GN 00302.110ff.
A combination of documents (see GN 00302.125).
Two documents, both of which are at least 30 years old (see GN 00302.125)
Discrepant documents but the discrepancy is not material (see GN 00302.240).
Exceptions to material discrepancy development (see GN00302.180).