Independent Research Services Fees Born to be Found recommends a minimum of 7 hours research plus 1 hour for report writing.
In some cases, where clients have already amassed information, a lesser charge may be considered.
- Local authorities and after adoption support agencies where clients are liable for costs must make payment at the time they request a search.
- Local authorities and after adoption support agencies who are liable for costs must make payment within 1 calendar month from receiving a search report.
- The general public must make payment at the time they request a search. We accept cash or cheques. Our bank details will be given to those clients making over the counter deposits and for online banking purposes.
A report will be sent by email to the client or relevant intermediary or support worker.
Seeking an Adopted Adult – Non Disclosure Policy:
A non-disclosure policy is in place when a birth relative is tracing an adopted adult. In this instance all findings are reported to the relevant intermediary or support worker.
Seeking a Birth Relative:
Adopted adults seeking a birth relative will receive a report based on findings within the public domain.