Historic 58 Dads registered with the Idaho Putative Father Registry in 2017 – this is the highest number of Dads registering since the law went into action in 1985.
Registration of Notice of Commencement of Paternity Proceedings
For Fathers of Children Born Out-of-Wedlock
This is also known as the Idaho Putative Father Registry.
In order to claim rights of paternity, fathers of children born out-of-wedlock must commence proceedings to establish paternity AND file notice of his commencement of proceedings to establish his paternity with the Vital Records, Idaho Department of Health & Welfare. Here is another useful site from Health & Welfare about Genetic Testing with link to “approved genetic testing” statewide Idaho.
Acknowledgement of Paternity Affidavit This is a SAMPLE Affidavit for the Biological Father to Complete. In this sworn statement the biological Dad consents to the recording of his name, date, and place of birth on the birth certificate. Dad’s signature must be signed in front of a Notary Public.