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how to register adoption deed in Punjab | List of Documents Required for Adoption Deed

Under the rules of THE HINDU ADOPTIONS AND MAINTENANCE ACT, 1956 any person who is a Hindu by religion in any of its forms including  Buddhist, Jaina or Sikh by religion can adopt any child. Now we discussed the detailed procedure for the registration of adoption deed. 

List of Documents required for adoption deed


  • Birth Certificate of a child who has taken in adoption
  • Adhaar Card and mobile number of Natural Parents/Guardian
  • Adhaar Card and mobile number of Adoptive Parents
  • Adhaar Card/Identity Proof and mobile number of Identifier i.e. Sarpanch, M.C, Numberdar etc.
  • Adhaar Card and mobile number of Witness 


  • Adopted Child
  • Natural Parents
  • Adoptive Parents
  • 01 Identifier i.e. Sarpanch, M.C, Numberdar etc
  • 01 Witness

                                                                        Under section 10 of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956 any person who is a Hindu and has not already been adopted or has not been married and has not completed the age of fifteen years has taken in adoption.

                                                                                               Under section 1 of this act if any adoption is of a son, the adoptive father or mother by whom the adoption is made must not have a Hindu son, son's son or son's son's son  living at the time of adoption; & if the adoption is of a daughter the adoptive father or mother by whom the adoption is made must not have a Hindu daughter or son's daughter living at the time of adoption;  

                                                          The sub-registrar is commonly known as Tehsildar empower to register Adoption Deed. 

                                                        First, you need to contact any Advocate or Document Writer for the preparation of draft along with all relevant documents. After that, the legal professional will affix your appointment in the office of sub-registrar. On the fixed day and time both natural parents and adoptive parents personally appear in the office of sub-registrar along with an adopted child. After the statement of both parties in the presence of identifier and witness. The sub-registrar will register the deed of adoption and maintain one copy of the adoption deed in his official record. Now as per new rules the detail of parents can be changed in the birth certificate of the adopted child after the registration of adoption. 


  1. Nice Work Sir. It really helps me for adopting a child. Thanks from heart sir

  2. Sir, is it required to write adopted by before the names of adopted mother and father?

  3. How can I get 50 year old registered adoption deed record from tehsil office in Punjab?