Closed– Age of Majority – 21 years old
State Registry? Yes
CI System? Yes
Hospital Records? Maybe through Dr.
Birth parent registry post 1994
An adopted adult may receive the original birth certificate if the birth parents file an affidavit of consent.
Adoption records prior to 1955 are considered open records and can be found in the county where the adopting parents lived.
State’s Web site Information
Click Adoption of Mississippi Children and Scan Down
Popular Adoption Agencies
Mississippi Children’s Home Services
Search links for the state
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