Through Adoption 2017-09-19T18:54:22+00:00

Through Adoption

U.S. citizens who wish to adopt a child from a foreign country often are at a complete loss to know how to find and adopt a child, how the legal process works in the foreign country, and how to obtain a green card and citizenship for the child. A good place to start is at the government’s

Intercountry Adoption

The State Department (DOS) has established a special website in which they answer frequently asked questions about the role of the U.S. government; provides general guidelines; explains the foreign adoption process; details the immigration and naturalization requirements; and provides links to useful public and private organizations.

Finally, it is useful to study the information regarding International Adoptions which is posted on the web site of the Joint Council on International Childrens Services (JCICS). The JCICS the oldest and largest affiliation of licensed, non-profit international adoption organizations in the world.

To learn about how to adopt a child from a particular country, click on the appropriate country below:

Angola

Argentina

Armenia

Bahamas

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belgium

Belize

Bolivia

Brazil

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burma

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Chile

China

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cyprus

Denmark

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

Estonia

Ethiopia

Fiji

France

Ghana

Greece

Grenada

Guatemala

Guinea

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Hong Kong

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Ireland

Israel

Jamaica

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kiribati

Kyrgyzstan

Latvia

Lebanon

Liberia

Lithuania

Madagascar

Malaysia

Mali

Mauritania

Mexico

Micronesia

Moldova

Mongolia

Morocco

Nauru

Nepal

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Nigeria

Pakistan

Palau

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philipines

Poland

Romania

Russia

Rwanda

Samoa

Sierra Leone

Solomon Islands

South Korea

Spain

Sri Lanka

St. Kitts and Nevis

St. Lucia

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Suriname

Taiwan

Thailand

Togo

Trinidad & Tobago

Tuvalu