New York City is now accepting online applications through VitalChek for an adoptee’s original birth certificate
Update on New York State OBC Applications
I received a call from the New York State Department of Health yesterday and spoke with the acting director of vital records. Here’s what I learned.
Born Outside, Adopted In: Contacting the Courts
NYARC and Adoptees United Inc. seek more information from New York state courts about how they will handle requests for information under the new law.
Open Thread: Your Story, Reporters, and Applying for Your OBC
We want to hear from you. And reporters want to hear about your story too. Let us know your thoughts.
Born Outside, Adopted In
There’s a special provision in the new law for those born outside of New York but adopted through a New York court. Here’s what we know so far about that.