Adopted Adults (20+)

Can obtain identifying information, (unless a veto preventing access has been placed).

Step 1: Is to obtain information from the government department. Contact below for application forms and other information.

Child, Youth & Family
Private Bag 6901
Marion Square
Wellington NZ 6141
Ph: 0011 64 4 912 3820
Fax: 0011 64 4 914 1211 or

Birth parents

Cannot obtain identifying information, the department will search for a child and make contact on your behalf.

Our services – We can assist you with information, counselling, search, contact and mediation.
Click here to contact us or Join Adoption Jigsaw