Due to the HSE cyber attack, the HSE civil registration offices cannot process orders for certificates made online or by e-mail. We will restore services as soon as we can. Read information about how you can order a certificate from the General Register Office.
Information you need to provide
To get an adoption certificate you need to provide:
- full name on the certificate
- date of birth
- adoptive parents' full names
- mother's full birth name
An adoption certificate costs €20.
Postage for online and postal orders is €1.50 per order in Ireland and €2 per order outside of Ireland.
Over the counter
You can order an adoption certificate over the counter at:
General Register Office
To contact the General Register Office phone 090 6632900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org