MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Changes to Adoption Law

Changes to Adoption Law

Attention Missouri birth parents and adoptees: Missouri adoption law is changing!

On January 1st, 2018 adult adoptees will be granted access to their original birth certificate.

Birth parents have the right to protect their confidentiality under the new law, but they must act before January 1st.

For more information, contact the Missouri Bureau of Vital Records at vitalrecordsinfo@health.mo.gov or 573-751-6387 or visit their website.