IDPH - Illinois Department of Public Health

Adoption

What do you need from Vital Records?

Amend an Illinois birth record for a person born and adopted in Illinois

Create a Record of Foreign Birth for a child born in a foreign country and re-adopted in Illinois

Create an Administrative Record of Foreign Birth for a child born in a foreign country and adopted in that country

Reinstate an original birth record as a legal record of birth after an adoption

Obtain information about the Illinois Adoption Registry and Medical Information Exchange (IARMIE)

Request an Original birth certificate (OBC)

View Statistics concerning the Adoption Registry and Medical Information Exchange