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Obtaining Non-Identifying Information:
Adopted adults age 18 or older, an adopted adult's kin, and adoptive parents or the legal guardian of an adopted adult can petition the court for non-identifying information.

Obtaining Identifying Information:
Identifying information is provided through an Adoption Registry.

Using the Adoption Registry:
The following parties may use the registry: adopted adults age 18 or older, adoptive parents or a guardian if a child is younger than 18 or deceased, birth siblings age 18 or older, guardians of birth siblings younger than 18, and birth parents.

Contact:
Maine State Adoption Reunion Registry
Office of Vital Records
221 State Street
Augusta, ME 04330-0011
(207) 287-3181

Obtaining an Original Birth Certificate:
An adoptee must petition the court in which the adoption was finalized.

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Source: National Adoption Information Clearinghouse. Reprinted with permission.

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