Register with the Indiana State Department of Health Mutual Consent Registry to obtain your Certificate of Birth, Original Adoption Record, and Restricted Information Release Authorization.
You will file forms (47896 & 47897) even if you have filed previously under the old law. Please include a copy of your state-issued photo ID.
1. Please print and fill out forms 47896 and 47897 OR Complete them online by clicking on the buttons below:
2. Fill out both forms with any information you know.
3. Copy your driver's license or other state-issued photo ID.
4. Email both forms and copy of your ID to VRAdoptionRegistry@isdh.in.gov OR mail to address on the bottom of the forms.
SEA91, Release of Identifying Adoption Information, effective July 1, 2018. Contact Yolanda 1 (317) 233-7380 OR VRAdoptionRegistry@isdh.in.gov.
Repeals, effective July 1, 2018, provisions applicable to adoptions finalized before January 1, 1994, that prohibit the release of identifying adoption information unless a contact form is on file.