Becoming a Parent

Adoption in Québec: Identity Disclosure and Search for a Biological Parent or Child

Important Notice

This page is being updated. Meanwhile, as the information currently online may not be complete, we invite you to consult the French version. Thank you for your understanding.

Generally, adopted individuals can request a search for the identity or contact information of their biological parents. However, the biological parents may wish to keep their identity confidential.

Also, a biological parent can obtain information about a child put up for adoption, under certain conditions.

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