NYS Department of Health Vital Records Section operates the Adoption Information Registry. The Registry helps adoptees obtain available non-identifying information about their birth parents and enables the reunion of registered adoptees with their birth parents and biological siblings. Finally, the Registry provides a place for birth parents to file medical information updates which may be shared with registered adoptees. To request an application write to
Adoption Information Registry
New York State Department of Health
P.O. Box 2602
Albany, NY 12220-2602
Please be certain to include your name, mailing address and the type of application you need (adoptee, birth parent or biological sibling).