Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Code § 39-259A
Identifying information may be made available to:
The adult adoptee
The birth parents
Adult birth siblings
Access to Nonidentifying Information Citation: Ann. Code § 16-1506
A copy of all medical and genetic information compiled as part of the adoption investigation shall be made available to the adopting family by the department or other investigating children's adoption agency prior to entry of the final order of adoption.
Mutual Access to Identifying Information Citation: Ann. Code § 39-259A
The State Registrar of Vital Statistics shall establish and maintain a confidential list of qualified adult adoptees, birth parents, or adult birth siblings who have consented to release of their identifying information. Any consent shall indicate the person's desired method of notification in the event that a match occurs, and shall also indicate whether the applicant desires release of identifying information if a match occurs after his or her death. The applicant may revise his or her consent with respect to change of address or method of notification.
A birth parent shall not be matched with an adult adoptee without the consent of the other birth parent unless:
There is only one birth parent listed on the birth certificate.
The other birth parent is deceased.
The Department of Health and Welfare or by a licensed child-placing agency if unable to locate the birth parent after a search.
Access to Original Birth Certificate Citation: Ann. Code § 39-258
The original birth certificate is available upon a court order or, in accordance with § 39-259A, when all parties have consented through the State adoption registry.
Where the Information Can Be Located
Idaho Voluntary Adoption Registry, Vital Records Section, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics
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