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Adoption certificate

An adoption certificate costs €20 to order online.

Order an adoption certificate

To get an adoption certificate you need to provide:

  • full name on the certificate
  • date of birth or approximate date if not known
  • gender
  • adoptive parents' full names
  • mother's full birth name

You can order an adoption certificate:

Order online

More information on ordering certificates online, by post or in person.

page last reviewed: 21/10/2018
next review due: 21/10/2021