Clerk of Orphans’ Court

York County Justice Center

Adoptions

Pennsylvania Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network

A. ACT 101 of 2010 (effective 4/25/2011)

Office of Children, Youth and Families Bulletin 3350-11-01 (with Appendices) Date 4/22/2011 PDF
Appendix B - Voluntary Post-Adoptions Word
Appendix K - Adoption Non-Indentifying or Indentifying Information PDF
Example Agreement Word

 

B. Adoption Forms

The Following forms are in Adobe Acrobat or Word format. Choose the format you want beside the name of the form.

Adoption Check List PDF
Report of Intention to Adopt PDF
Petition for Adoption PDF | Word
Adult Adoptee Name Change Application PDF | Word
Decree of Adoption PDF
Petition to Confirm Consent to Adoption PDF
Decree Confirming Consent to Adoption PDF
Consent by Parent of Adoptee With Notice PDF
Petition for Involuntary Term. of Parental Rights PDF
Decree of Involuntary Term. of Parental Rights PDF
Certification of Acknowledgment of Paternity PDF | Word

 

C. PETITION TO REGISTER FOREIGN DECREE PURSUANT TO 23 PA.C.S. § 2908 (PA.O.C. RULE 15.8)

[Note: Petitioner(s) must review and complete all the following forms]

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Division of Vital Records Form No. HD01273F (Certificate of Adoption of a Foreign-Born Child) PDF
Division of Vital Records Form No. HD01275F (Statement of Citizenship and Residency) PDF

 

D. FOREIGN ADOPTION OF A FOREIGN BORN CHILD 23 PA.C.S. § 2908E (PA.O.C. RULE 15.9)

[Note: See Pa.O.C. Rule 15.9 about what documents must be filed, and in what order]

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Division of Vital Records Form No. HD01273F (Certificate of Adoption of a Foreign-Born Child) PDF
Division of Vital Records Form No. HD01275F (Statement of Citizenship and Residency) PDF
U.S. Government Form N-560 (Certificate of Citizenship) PDF