Parentage Forms and Information

Parentage Opportunity Program (English)

Parentage Opportunity Program (Spanish)

Accessibility

To request versions of these forms accessible to persons with visual disabilities, make a note of the form name and click here.

Birth Certificate Doesn’t Establish Legal Parentage

English | English Accessible | Spanish | Spanish Accessible

What if Other Parent is Unavailable at the Time of Birth?

English | English Accessible | Spanish | Spanish Accessible

Parentage Opportunity Program Overview Brochure

English | English Accessible | Spanish | Spanish Accessible

Parentage Opportunity Program Poster

English | English Accessible | Spanish | Spanish Accessible

Who Can Witness a Voluntary Declaration of Parentage?

English | English Accessible | Spanish | Spanish Accessible

How to Cancel a Filed Voluntary Declaration Of Parentage

English | English Accessible | Spanish | Spanish Accessible

Voluntary Declaration of Parentage Rescission

English | Spanish | Accessible

Request for a Certified Copy of a Filed Voluntary Declaration of Parentage

English | Spanish

Sample Voluntary Declaration of Parentage 

EnglishSpanish | Request Spanish Accessible 

Authorized Agency Request for a Filed Voluntary Declaration of Parentage 

English | Request Accessible 

Sample Voluntary Declaration of Parentage 

EnglishSpanish | Request Accessible 

(Please note, online access to filed Voluntary Declarations of Parentage is only for authorized California agencies who have a business need to access this information. To receive the Parentage Opportunity Program Online Access Request form, pleas email askpop@dcss.ca.gov and request the form. The intended user’s supervisor must submit a completed form to program staff for processing. Prior to a welcome email, the user and their supervisor will receive a status email, with account login information upon approval.)