Get an Irish adoption certificate online

You can order an adoption certificate online. 

Information you need to provide

To get an adoption certificate you need to provide:

  • full name on the certificate
  • date of birth
  • gender
  • adoptive parents' full names
  • mother's full birth name


An adoption certificate costs €20.

Postage for online and postal orders is €2 per order in Ireland and €3 per order outside of Ireland.


You can get an adoption certificate over the counter at:

General Register Office,
Government Offices,
Convent Road,
F42 VX53

Phone: 090 663 2900


Page last reviewed: 21 October 2018
Next review due: 21 October 2021