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Adoption and the General Register Office: note for parents

This document covers what happens at the General Register Office once an adoption order is received.

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The Adopted Children Register: note for parents

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This document covers what happens at the General Register Office once an adoption order is received from the court. It advises on timescales for processing the adoption order, creating the entry in the Adopted Children Register and explains how to order new certificates.

Published 28 July 2014
Last updated 1 November 2017 + show all updates
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