Nova Scotia Adoption Record Changes Effective Spring 2022

Adoption records in Nova Scotia will become open in spring 2022. We are reaching out, at the request of the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services, to help spread the word about this important change.

Adopted people who are now 19 or older, birth parents and potential birth parents are encouraged to consider their privacy options before adoption records open in the spring of 2022. For more information visit:  The Disclosure Program can be reached toll-free (within Canada) at: 1-833-424-2755 or by email: