We have never encountered any case where the birthdate of an
adopted child has been changed by the adoptive parents, the
hospital, the government, or anyone else. While birth givennames
are usually changed by the adoptive parents to reflect a name they
prefer, and the surname to their own, birthdates are not changed.
We believe it would be against the law to change a birthdate. 80
or 90 years ago or more, it may have happened in the case of a
private adoption, but it would have been quite rare.
If you were fostered you are entitled to know
the full name of your birthmother, birthfather, and your
siblings. The Adoption Act does not apply to people who were
If you were born in Canada and adopted by American adoptive
parents and taken to the United States, contact the US Dept. of
Immigration and obtain a copy of your Entry Visa. This form
should show your full birthname. This is required for all
persons taking up permanent residence in the U.S.
For those born in:
The unknown list is
a list of people where the exact birthdate is unknown by the
registrant. Be sure and check this list as well as the other
lists, as it may be a sibling or other relative searching
1940-43 1944-46 1947-49
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
1960(Jul-Dec) 1961(Jan-Jun) 1961(Jul-Dec) 1962(Jan-Jun) 1962(Jul-Dec) 1963(Jan-Jun) 1963(Jul-Dec) 1964(Jan-Jun) 1964(Jul-Dec) 1965(Jan-Jun) 1965(Jul-Dec) 1966(Jan-Jun) 1966(Jul-Dec) 1967(Jan-Jun) 1967(Jul-Dec) 1968(Jan-Jun) 1968(Jul-Dec) 1969(Jan-Jun) 1969(Jul-Dec)
1980 1981 1982-83 1984-89
To register we require your birthname, date of
birth, place of birth, hospital (if known) and status i.e.
adoptee, birthmother, birthfather, sibling, etc. Also
require your adopted name, postal address and telephone
number. In the interest of privacy last names and
identifying information which may result in the registrant
receiving harassing mail or calls, will not be shown on the
internet, unless approved.
- To register or to obtain more information e-mail to: Royden or to
contact our Brandon office e-mail to: Vivian
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