These Regulations are prescribed pursuant to Article 29, Paragraph 2 of the Assisted Reproduction Act (hereafter referred to as “the Act”).
Child born after 1998 and registered at the competent authority as conceived through assisted reproduction by the use of donated reproductive cells (hereafter referred to as “AR person”) or his/ her legal representative may apply to the competent authority for AR person certificate if any one of the conditions specified in Article 29, Paragraph 1 of the Act is met.
When an AR person plans to get married, adopt a child or be adopted, the marriage partner, adoptee or adopter may submit the AR person certificate to the household registration office to apply for a kinsfolk relation record certificate in accordance with Regulations for Application and Management of Kinsfolk Relation Record.
The AR persons or their legal representatives may submit the following documents to the competent authority for inquiring kinship information of concern to the AR person in accordance with Article 29, Paragraph 1 of the Act.
1. The applicant’s national ID card; foreigners without a national ID card should submit a document with his/ her ID or passport number for proof of identity.
2. Application Form for the Kinship Information of Concern to the AR Person (see attached forms 1 or 2)
3. Kinsfolk relation record certificate as mentioned in the preceding article.
The competent authority shall notify the applicant about the inquiry result in written document within 30 days upon receiving the application. The competent authority may notify the applicant to submit the correct documents within a designated time limit as needed; failure to do so will result in a rejection of query.
Contents of the notification in the preceding paragraph shall be limited to any of the conditions specified in Article 29, Paragraph 1 of the Act.
The competent authority may appoint its subordinate, the Health Promotion Administration, or entrust relevant juridical entities or organizations to perform the inquiry affairs as set in the Regulations.
The Regulations shall become effective from October 1, 2018.