Birth Record Access for Ohio Adoptees: New Law Implementation
In 2013 Adoption Network Cleveland achieved a major success towards our long term legislative goal of gaining the right for all Ohio adoptees to have access to their original birth records. This new law gives 400,000 adult adoptees adopted between 1964 and 1996 access to their original birth certificates. For a historical overview of this process, click here.
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Important Implementation Information:
Birthparents, click below to explore your choices:
• Adoptees can now request their original birth certificates.
-Requests can only be submitted to the Ohio Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics.
-Requests will be fulfilled by mail.
Adoptees, click below to explore your choices: