Access to Adoption Records - Virgin Islands

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Who May Access Information

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 16, § 145

The adult adoptee may access information related to their adoption.

Access to Nonidentifying Information

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.

Mutual Access to Identifying Information

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 16, § 145

All records and files are sealed and are not available to anyone other than the adoptee upon attaining majority or upon order of the court.

Access to Original Birth Certificate

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 16, § 145

The original birth record is not available to anyone other than the adoptee after attaining majority or upon order of the court.

Where the Information Can Be Located

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.