Independent Research Services Fees 2021 - 2022

Seeking a person - We recommend a minimum of 10 hours’ research to include report writing.

DNA Research – The complex nature of DNA research is time consuming. The Client can set the number of hours to be spent on their case.

Making payment:

  • 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 upon receipt of a search report.
  • The general public must make payment at the time they request a search.

 

Reports:

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.