UK GRO Certificates provides a fast and simple service to obtain an official England or Wales Adoption Certificate.
We provide only the Long/Full version of England and Wales Adoption Certificates .
Adoption records are limited to the beginning of civil registration within each country. For England and Wales Order online for any event which took place on or after 1st January 1927 to 6 months from the current date provided you have sufficient information to identify the entry. A 3 year search for the index reference will be carried out.
Order England & Wales Adoption Certificate - Despatch within 12 working days.
Order England & Wales Adoption Certificate - Despatch within 2 to 3 working days.
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The main difference between the birth and adoption documents is that the adoption certificate shows the adoptive parents, whereas a birth certificate shows the names of the birth parents. It is possible to request a copy of the original birth certificate if your original name is know (along with the details of your parents if the birth took place within the past 50 years).
England and Wales Adoption certificates of full version shows the following information:
Official replacement England and Wales Adoption Certificates can be ordered from here. These documents replace a birth certificate for those persons that have been legally adopted subsequent to their birth.
Duplicate Adoption Certificates are often essential to prove identity when applying for:
A certified copy of an entry in the Adopted Children Register is the equivalent of a birth certificate for a person who has been adopted. An entry in the Adopted Children Register will only contain the adoptive details of a person and has no information that relates back to the corresponding birth entry. Both full and short adoption certificates can be ordered online.
The Adoption Acts have varied in their provisions regarding the inclusion of the country and place of birth in an entry. The following information explains the inclusion of country, district and sub district of birth on a full and short certificate.