Guinness does not have categories for shortest children, but a person under 18 years old can be named the shortest man as long as it can be shown he is fully grown.nbc4i.com has a short video of the boy.
"We're still looking into it and waiting for the final bit of evidence," spokeswoman Kate White said. "We have the medical report, but are still waiting for the birth certificate. We'll also want to speak to doctors. … We want to make sure of that he is fully grown."
She said Guinness received the application last month, and that she did not anticipate a decision for another week or two.
Previously: The World's Shortest Man