Reporting Out of State Adoption Forms
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Report of Adoption/Obtaining a Birth Certificate. This is not a JDF form.  Please click this site to access the Report of Adoption http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/certs/adoptreport.pdf
Report of Adoption/Obtaining a Birth Certificate (This is not a JDF form. Please click this site to access the Report of Adoption.) Information to complete a TRAILS Background Check can be found at the Colorado Department Human Services (CDHS) website.  The fee for this background check is payable to CDHS.  This is not a JDF form.  Please use the following link to access the individual inquiry form and to obtain current fee amounts.  http://www.cdhs.state.co.us/ea/PDFs/Individual.pdf
Adoption request procedures, prepared by the Vital Records Division at the Department of Public Health and Environment
click here for information.  
This page will provide you with the instructions & forms necessary to Validate a Foreign Adoption. Read the instructions first to determine which forms you may need, based on your personal circumstances.

We are in the process of translating many of our forms in Spanish. You may find that some Instructions and Forms, for example Adoption, Adult and Minor Name Change, etc., are not translated at this time. All forms must be completed in English pursuant to Colorado law, see §13-1-120, C.R.S.
Sections with Spanish Forms
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Instructions: Revision
JDF 497 Instructions for Validation of Foreign Adoption     Word Version of JDF 497 PDF Version of JDF 497 R07/13
Form #: Form Name: Revision
JDF 454 Verified Statement of Fees Charged   Word Template Version of JDF 454 Word Version of JDF 454 PDF Version of JDF 454 R09/06
JDF 524 Decree Validating Foreign Adoption   Word Template Version of JDF 524 Word Version of JDF 524 PDF Version of JDF 524 R08/10
JDF 527 Petition for Validation of Foreign Adoption   Word Template Version of JDF 527 Word Version of JDF 527 PDF Version of JDF 527 R08/10
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