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This application form is only for those who were parties to an adoption finalized before January 31, 2020.
Valid until January 31, 2021
Post-Adoption Services was established in 1993, and follows the provincial, Adoption Act, legislation. In order for Post-Adoption Service to be provided, an adoption must have been legally finalized in Prince Edward Island and the adopted person must be at least 18 years old. Even though an...
Changes to the, Adoption Act, will provide adult adoptees and birth parents access to more information and offer the option for privacy upon request. Any adoption that is finalized after January 31, 2020 will be considered open. For adult adoptees, 18 years of age or older, this means information...
A contact preference is a document that allows an individual to specify if or how they want to be contacted by another party of the adoption.
Recent changes to the Adoption Act allow for more openness with respect to birth records related to adoption. All related forms are listed under RESOURCES, Frequently Asked Questions, What changes are being made?, Changes to the, Adoption Act, provide the ability for adult adoptees, 18 years of age...
A flowchart to assist birth parents with process for PEI Open Adopton Records.
A flowchart to assist an adopted person with process for PEI Open Adopton Records.
A number of Canadian jurisdictions have amended legislation to achieve an increasingly more open approach to adoption records. In response to requests for improved access to identifying information in adoption records, the government of Prince Edward Island announced it would facilitate a public...
Supporting Island families , The provincial government wants feedback from Islanders on whether or not Prince Edward Island’s adoption records should be open. Islanders can provide input until March 31 by attending a public meeting, sending written submissions, or requesting a private meeting...