Order birth, marriage, death, civil partnership, stillbirth or adoption certificates. You can order certain certificates online, by post or telephone through the General Register Office or from the local authority where the event took place.
From the South Dakota Department of Social Services. The Voluntary Adoption Registry consists of adoptees & biological parents who have consented to the release of identifying information about themselves.
For adoption triad members that are searching in New York state to register their information. There are also links to sites that may be helpful in their search. [The original link is broken. This link points to an archived copy on the Wayback Machine]
Register if you were adopted in Vermont and are seeking non-identifying or identifying information regarding your adoption or your birth child's, siblings adoption. Also information about Vermont's adoption laws.