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For adoption related information and records contact the agency that facilitated the adoption or the office below:
Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services
PO Box 149030, E-557
Austin, TX 78717-9030
(512) 438-3412, (512) 438-4986, (512) 438-4516, Fax: (512) 438-3782
Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adoptive parents, legal guardians of adopted adult, and adopted adults may obtain non-identifying information.
Obtaining Identifying Information: Identifying information is provided through a registry.
Using the Adoption Registry: The following persons may use the registry: adopted adults age 18 or older, birth parents, and birth siblings age 21 or older. The registry is provided through either the agency or the Texas Department of Health-Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Central Adoption Registry
Bureau of Vital Statistics
TX Department of Health
PO Box 140123
Austin, TX 78714-0123
(512) 458-7388
Obtaining an Original Birth Certificate: An adoptee must petition the court in which the adoption was finalized.
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