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 Paternity?

English | English Accessible | Spanish | Spanish Accessible

How to Cancel a Filed Voluntary Declaration Of Parentage

English | English Accessible | Spanish | Spanish Accessible

VDOP Rescission

English Spanish | Accessible

Request for a Certified Copy of a Filed VDOP

English | Spanish 

Sample Voluntary Declaration of Parentage VDOP

EnglishSpanish | Request Spanish Accessible 

Publication Order Form 

English | Accessible

Authorized Agency Request for a Filed VDOP

English | Request Accessible 

Sample Voluntary Declaration of Parentage VDOP

EnglishSpanish | Request Accessible 

(Please note, online access to filed Voluntary Declarations of Parentage (VDOP) is only for authorized California agencies who have a business need to access this information. To receive the POP Online Access Request (DCSS 0668) form, you must email POP at askpop@dcss.ca.gov and request the form. The intended user’s supervisor must complete and submit back to POP for processing. The user and their supervisor will receive a status email from POP prior to a welcome email with account login information upon approval.)