For information about adoption related information and records:
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Division of Family and Community Services
PO Box 83720, 450 West State Street
Boise, ID 83720-0036
(208) 334-5700
Fax: (208) 334-6664
Non-Identifying Information: Adoptive parents may receive medical and genetic information.
Identifying Information: Identifying information is provided through an Adoption Registry.
Using the State of Idaho Adoption Registry: Birth parents, adopted adults, birth siblings, and relatives of either a deceased birth parent or an adopted adult can use the registry. One birth parent's information shall not be released without the consent of the other birth parent, unless there is only one birth parent listed on the birth certificate, or the other birth parent is deceased or cannot be located.
Voluntary Adoption Registry
Vital Records Section
Center for Vital Statistics and Health Policy
450 West State Street
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
(208) 334-5990
Obtaining an Original Birth Certificate: An adoptee must petition the court in which the adoption was finalized, or birth parents and an adopted adult can request a copy after being reunited by the registry.
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