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Finding your birth child

If you've placed a child for adoption and they are now over 20 years old, you can ask Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children for help finding them.

Contact Oranga Tamariki

To find out about your birth child, call and request a Section 8 application form.

Freephone: 0508 326 459 (NZ only)

Visit the Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children website for information:

Finding your birth child

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