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

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

Parentage Opportunity Program Overview Brochure

Parentage Opportunity Program Poster

Who Can Witness a Voluntary Declaration of Parentage?

How to Cancel a Filed Voluntary Declaration Of Parentage

Voluntary Declaration of Parentage Rescission

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

Sample Voluntary Declaration of Parentage 

Authorized Agency Request for a Filed Voluntary Declaration of Parentage 

Forms and Publication Order Form

Sample Voluntary Declaration of Parentage 

(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.)