Here are a few common reasons why you cannot correct a transcription error that you find.
- As of March 2020, the capability to edit incorrect dates and places can depend on language, location, and the collection. If you are unable to edit a date or place, please be patient. The capability is coming.
- Some of the indexed records on FamilySearch.org lack a corresponding image. We use the image to validate corrections.
- FamilySearch does not own the index, and our agreement with the index owner does not allow for user-submitted corrections.