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The NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages records details of legal adoptions finalised in New South Wales.
You’ll first need to apply for an adoption information certificate from the
Adoption Information Unit at Family and Community Services (FACS) to ensure there are no restrictions on the supply of information to you.
You can apply for an adoption information certificate if you are:
Locked Bag 4001 Ashfield NSW 1800
Phone: 1300 799 023 (local call within Australia)
You must provide at least three forms of ID, one of each from categories 1, 2 and 3. If you’re unable to provide ID from categories 1 and 2, you must still provide at least three forms of ID. At least two of these must be from category 3. If you’re unable to comply with these requirements, please
contact us for further advice.