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Honduras

Honduras
Republic of Honduras
Reconsider travel to Honduras due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Reconsider travel to Honduras due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Do not travel to:

  • Gracias a Dios Department due to crime.

Violent crime, such as homicide and armed robbery, is common. Violent gang activity, such as extortion, violent street crime, rape, and narcotics and human trafficking, is widespread. Local police and emergency services lack sufficient resources to respond effectively to serious crime.

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If you decide to travel to Honduras:

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Gracias a Dios Department

Gracias a Dios is an isolated area with high levels of criminal activity and drug trafficking. Infrastructure is weak, government services are limited, and police and military presence is scarce.

The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Gracias a Dios as U.S. government employees are restricted from traveling to the area.

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Hague Convention Participation

Hague Adoption Convention Country?
No
Are Intercountry Adoptions between this country and the United States possible?
Intercountry adoptions to the United States from Honduras and from the United States to Honduras are possible.

Hague Convention Information

Honduras is not a party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Hague Adoption Convention or Convention).  Under the Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012 (UAA), which became effective on July 14, 2014, the requirement that adoption service providers be accredited or approved, and therefore meet the accreditation standards, which previously only applied in Convention cases, now also applies in non-Convention (“orphan”) cases under section 101(b)(1)(F) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The UAA requires that an accredited or approved adoption service provider act as the primary provider in every Convention or non-Convention intercountry adoption case, and that adoption service providers providing any adoption services, as defined at 22 CFR Part 96.2, on behalf of prospective adoptive parents be accredited or approved, or be a supervised or exempted provider. See additional guidance for limited situations when a primary provider may not be required.  Intercountry adoptions of children from non-Convention countries continue to be processed under the Orphan Process with the filing of the Forms I-600A and I-600. However, adoption service providers should be aware of the information on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website on the impact of the UAA on Form I-600A and Form I-600 adjudications, including the requirement that all home studies, including home study updates and amendments, comply with the home study requirements listed at 8 CFR 204.311, which differ from the orphan home study requirements that were in effect before July 14, 2014.

Prospective adoptive parents must submit proof of their Form I-600A approval (typically I-171H Approval Notice) to the government adoption agency Dirección de Niñez, Adolescencia y Familia (DINAF) in order to be placed on DINAF’s list of waiting prospective adoptive families and then matched with a child.

Note: The Honduran government is pursuing legislation to support accession to the Hague Adoption Convention. Accordingly, local adoption procedures may change to meet the requirements of the Convention.

U.S. Immigration Requirements

To bring an adopted child to the United States from Honduras, you must meet certain suitability and eligibility requirements. USCIS determines who is suitable and eligible to adopt a child from another country and bring that child to live in the United States under U.S. immigration law.

Additionally, a child must meet the definition of an orphan under U.S. immigration law in order to be eligible to immigrate to the United States with an IR-3 or IR-4 immigrant visa.

Who Can Adopt

In addition to being found suitable and eligible to adopt by USCIS, prospective adoptive parents seeking to adopt a child from Honduras must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum Residency:  None.
  • Age of Adopting Parents:  Prospective adoptive parents must be between the ages of 25 and 51 and at least 15 years older than the adoptive child. In the case of a couple, both adoptive parents must be above the age of 25 and the youngest parent must be at least 15 years older than the adoptive child.
  • Marriage:  Although Honduran law requires couples who adopt to be married, single women may also adopt. Married couples (including common law marriages) must have been married for at least three years prior to beginning the adoption process. Adoption by single men or same sex couples is currently prohibited.

  • Minimum Income:  None.

  • U.S. Citizens Residing in Honduras:  U.S. citizens residing in Honduras may pursue an expedited adoption process. To adopt as a legal permanent resident of Honduras, a U.S. citizen must demonstrate at least three years of continuing residency in Honduras.

Who Can Be Adopted

Under the INA 101(b)(1)(F), a child can be considered an orphan because of the death or disappearance of, abandonment or desertion by, or separation or loss from both parents, or in the case where there is a sole or surviving parent who is incapable of providing the proper care and has in writing irrevocably released the child for emigration and adoption.

In addition to qualifying as an orphan under U.S. immigration law, the child must also meet the following requirements of Honduras:

  • Eligibility for adoption: 
    • Relinquishment:  Children whose birth parent(s) formally relinquish parental rights are eligible for adoption. In order to relinquish parental rights, birth parents must go to DINAF and the Family Court to be counseled on the social, psychological, and legal consequences of the adoption. DINAF will then assign the child to a prospective adoptive family on its approved waiting list.
    • Abandonment:  Children who have been legally declared abandoned by the Honduran Childhood Court are eligible for adoption. An abandoned child must be declared abandoned by the Childhood Court in order to be eligible for adoption in Honduras.
  • Age of Adoptive Child:  The child must be under the age of 18. Please note that for a child to meet the definition of an orphan under U.S. immigration law, a Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative, must be filed on the child’s behalf while the child is under the age of 16 (or under the age of 18 if the child is the birth sibling of another adopted child who meets the age requirements and immigrated or will immigrate as an orphan based on adoption by the same adoptive parent(s)). Please see the USCIS website for special rules on filing dates for children aged 15-16 or siblings aged 17-18.

Caution:  Prospective adoptive parents should be aware that not all children in orphanages or children’s homes are eligible for adoption. In many countries, birth parents place their child(ren) temporarily in an orphanage or children’s home due to financial or other hardship, intending that the child return home when possible. In such cases, the birth parent(s) have rarely relinquished their parental rights or consented to the adoption of their child(ren).

How to Adopt

Honduras’ Adoption Authority
Dirección de Niñez, Adolescencia y Familia (DINAF)

The Process

The process for adopting a child from Honduras generally includes the following steps:

1. Choose a U.S. Accredited or Approved Adoption Service Provider To Act as Your Primary Provider

2. Apply to USCIS to be Found Suitable and Eligible to Adopt (Form I-600A)

3. Apply to Honduras’ Authorities to Adopt, and to be Matched with a Child

4. Adopt the Child in Honduras

5. Apply for Your Child to be Found Eligible to Immigrate to the United States as an Orphan

   (Form I-600)

6. Apply for a U.S. Immigrant Visa for Your Child and Bring Your Child Home
 

1. Choose a U.S. Accredited or Approved Adoption Service Provider to Act as Your Primary Provider

Before taking steps to adopt a child from Honduras, you should select a U.S. accredited or approved adoption service provider to be the primary provider in your case. Your primary provider is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that all six adoption services defined at 22 CFR 96.2 are provided consistent with applicable laws and regulations;
  • Supervising and being responsible for any supervised providers, and otherwise complying with the requirements regarding the provision of adoption services using other providers.  (see 22 CFR 96.14); and
  • Developing and implementing a service plan in accordance with 22 CFR 96.44.

For more information on primary providers and the UAA, please see Universal Accreditation Act of 2012. See additional guidance for limited situations when a primary provider may not be required. Learn more about Agency Accreditation.

All adoption service providers operating in Honduras must be authorized by the Honduran government. To obtain a current list of U.S. accredited or approved adoption service providers registered in Honduras, contact Consolidación Familiar of DINAF to express interest in intercountry adoption. DINAF maintains a current list of all ASPs registered to legally operate in Honduras.
 

2. Apply to USCIS to be Found Suitable and Eligible to Adopt

In order to adopt a child from Honduras, you will need to meet the requirements of the Government of Honduras and U.S. immigration law.

To meet U.S. immigration requirements, you may choose to file a Form I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of an Orphan Petition, with USCIS, to be found suitable and eligible to adopt. If you have already identified the child you wish to adopt, you may also choose to file the Form I-600 petition for the child and include all the required supporting documentation for the Form I-600A application (i.e. an approved home study) so USCIS can make a determination on your suitability and eligibility to adopt before revieiwing the child’s eligibility as an orphan. Please see the USCIS website for more information about filing options. Unless an exception applies, the home study must be prepared by a person who is authorized under 22 CFR 96 to prepare home studies and must comply with the requirements in 8 CFR 204.311. Note that although U.S. immigration law permits concurrent filing of Forms I-600A and Form I-600, Honduras will not match adoptive parents with a child until an I-600A has been approved.
 

3. Apply to Honduras’ Authorities to Adopt, and be Matched with a Child

If you are found suitable and eligible to adopt under U.S. immigration law, Honduras requires you to submit an adoption application to the DINAF to be found eligible to adopt by Honduras.

DINAF will verify that you were approved by USCIS to adopt a child from abroad and verify translated and notarized copies of the home study conducted in the United States. The Form I-600A approval is valid for 18 months from the approval date and can be extended once at no extra charge, prior to its expiration, for an additional 18 months.  

The competent adoption authority or other authorized entity in Honduras will review your adoption dossier and, if an appropriate match is found, may provide you with a referral. We encourage families to consider consulting with a medical professional and their adoption service provider to understand the needs of the specific child, but you must decide for yourself whether you will be able to meet the needs of, and provide a permanent home for a specific child. You must also ultimately adhere to the USCIS’ suitability determination (i.e. typically the Form I-600A approval notice) with respect to the number of children you are approved to adopt and the characteristics of the child(ren) ( such as age, gender, nationality, and/or special need, disability, and/or impairment) that you are approved to adopt. Learn more about Health Considerations

The child must be eligible to be adopted according to Honduras’ requirements, as described in the Who Can Be Adopted section. The child must also meet the definition of an orphan under U.S. immigration law.
 

4. Adopt the Child in Honduras

The process for finalizing the adoption in Honduras generally includes the following:

  • Role of Adoption Authority: As the competent adoption authority for Honduras, DINAF will accept adoption applications, match children and adoptive families, sign the final adoption decree in abandonment cases and send a letter to the National Registry for the new child’s birth certificate.
  • Role of the Court: Once a family accepts an adoption referral, both prospective adoptive parents (or the prospective adoptive parent, in the case of a single woman adopting) must be present to submit their documents to the Honduran Family Court. The document packet will include the adoption application submitted to DINAF, in addition to a formal letter from DINAF indicating the child has been matched with the family. The Family Court will review the complete packet and will either approve or deny the adoption. If the Family Court approves the adoption, the PAPs (through their attorney) will return the adoption decree to DINAF for signature by its Executive Director.
  • Role of Accredited or Approved Adoption Service Providers: All adoption service providers operating in Honduras must be authorized by DINAF. DINAF maintains a current list of all adoption service providers registered to legally operate in Honduras. Adoption service providers work with DINAF to progress cases through each stage of the adoption process. The adoption service providers also generally provide legal representation for adoptive parents during the Family Court process. Adoptive parents can seek their own legal representative if they wish, but they must have a locally-licensed attorney.

Adoption service means any one of the following six services:

  • Identifying a child for adoption and arranging an adoption;
  • Securing the necessary consent to termination of parental rights and to adoption;
  • Performing a background study on a child or a home study on a prospective adoptive parent(s), and reporting on such a study;
  • Making non-judicial determinations of the best interests of a child and the appropriateness of an adoptive placement for the child;
  • Monitoring a case after a child has been placed with prospective adoptive parent(s) until final adoption; or
  • When necessary because of a disruption before final adoption, assuming custody and providing (including facilitating the provision of) child care or any other social service pending an alternative placement. 22 CFR 96.2 Definitions.

Note: See additional guidance for limited situations when a primary provider may not be required. 

  • Adoption Application: You will file an application with DINAF stating your intent to adopt from Honduras. DINAF will review the application and determine whether you are eligible to adopt.
  • Time Frame: Intercountry adoptions in Honduras may take approximately three years to complete.

Note: Honduras will not provide legal custody of a child to adoptive parents for the purpose of emigration and adoption outside of Honduras.

  • Adoption Fees: DINAF does not charge fees. Legal costs for a local attorney can run between $1,000 and $5,000. Adoptive parents must obtain a Honduran passport ($50) and a U.S. visa ($325) for their child. There are also nominal fees for certified copies of civil documents (generally $10) and a $40 airport exit tax.

We encourage prospective adoptive parents to obtain detailed receipts for all fees and donations paid, either by them directly or through their U.S. adoption service provider, and to raise any concerns regarding any payment that you believe may be contrary to U.S. law, or the law of Honduras, with your adoption service provider, and, when appropriate, through the Complaint Registry. Improper payments violate applicable law, or create the appearance of buying a child, and could put all future adoptions in Honduras at risk. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, for instance, makes it unlawful to make payments to foreign government officials to assist in obtaining or retaining business. Further, the UAA and IAA make certain actions relating to intercountry adoptions unlawful, and subject to civil and criminal penalties. These include offering, giving, soliciting, or accepting inducement by way of compensation intended to influence or affect the relinquishment of parental rights, parental consent relating to adoption of a child, or a decision by an entity performing functions as a competent authority, or to engage another person as an agent to take any such action.

In the adoption services contract that you sign at the beginning of the adoption process, your adoption service provider will itemize the fees and estimated expenses related to your adoption process.

  • Documents Required: You must provide originals or apostilled certified copies and two photocopies of all required documents to DINAF. Documents must be translated into Spanish, and those issued in the United States may need to be authenticated and have an apostille. Required documents for the application to adopt in Honduras include:
    • Birth certificates from prospective adoptive parents
    • Birth certificate from the prospective adoptive child;
    • Marriage certificate and divorce decrees (if any) from the prospective adoptive parents establishing at least three (3) years of the current marriage;
    • Certificates of good health from a licensed physician;
    • Background check;
    • A letter of employment verification indicating your current position, salary and benefits;
    • Three letters of reference from recognized and respected members of your local community (government, school or church officials);
    • Certified bank statements showing the current status of your accounts;
    • A home study and psychological evaluation performed by an agency in the United States and certified by DINAF;
    • A copy of your current housing contract, mortgage, or lease;
    • Two (2) recent photos;
    • A copy of the passport of each adoptive parent;
    • Form I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of an Orphan Petition, approval (typically called Form I-171H) from USCIS;
    • A certification from your ASP saying the agency will be able and willing provide post-adoption reports until the child turns 18; and
    • Written certification from the nearest Honduran consulate in the United States to show you meet all appropriate state adoption requirements and the U.S. ASP handling your case is licensed in your state.

Note: Additional documents may be requested.

  • Authentication of Documents: You may be asked to provide proof that a document from the United States is authentic. The U.S Department of State’s Authentications Office has information on the subject.
     

5. Apply for Your Child to be Found Eligible to Immigrate to the United States as an Orphan

After you finalize the adoption in Honduras, USCIS must determine if the child meets the definition of an orphan under U.S. immigration law in order for the child to immigrate to the United States. You will need to file a Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative, on behalf of the child and unless an exception applies, you must identify a primary provider.

If you have a valid Form I-600A approval, you may file your Form I-600 petition in the United States with the USCIS National Benefits Center, or at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Please see the USCIS website for more information about filing options.

When a Form I-600 petition is adjudicated by USCIS in the United States, the consular section in Tegucigalpa, Honduras must complete a Form I-604, Determination on Child for Adoption (sometimes informally referred to as an orphan determination), to verify the child’s orphan status. When a Form I-600 petition is adjudicated by an international USCIS office, USCIS generally completes the Form I-604 determination.

When a Form I-600 petition is filed with the Embassy’s consular section, the consular officer must complete the Form I-604, Determination on Child for Adoption, to verify the child’s orphan status. Conducting the Form I-604 determination is a critical part of the non-Convention adoption process. It can take approximately three weeks to complete, depending upon the circumstances of your case. Consular officers appreciate that families are eager to bring their adopted child home as quickly as possible. Some of the factors that may contribute to the length of the process include prevailing fraud patterns in the country of origin, civil unrest or security concerns that restrict travel to certain areas of the country, and the number of determinations performed by available staff. Consular officers make every effort to conduct them as quickly and thoroughly as possible. You are advised to keep your travel plans flexible while awaiting the results.
 

6. Apply for a U.S. Immigrant Visa for Your Child and Bring Your Child Home

Once your adoption is complete and the Form I-604 determination has been completed, finding that your child meets the legal definition of an orphan for immigration purposes, you need to apply for three documents before your child can travel to the United States:

 

Birth Certificate

You will need to obtain a birth certificate for your child.

If you have finalized the adoption in Honduras, you will first need to apply for a new birth certificate for your child. Your name will be added to the new birth certificate and the old birth certificate will be cancelled in the local registry. A new birth certificate will be issued with the child’s new name (if one or more of the names is changed.)

You can obtain a new birth certificate through the National Registry of Persons (Registro Nacional de Personas, or RNP) by presenting the child’s original adoption decree and documentation. The RNP in Tegucigalpa will issue the adoption registry, which could take up to 15 working days. Once the adoption registry is issued, you can go to the RNP office in the child’s town of birth to get the new birth certificate.

Honduras Passport

Your child is not yet a U.S. citizen, so he/she will need a travel document or passport from Honduras.

As soon as the new birth certificate is issued, a Honduran passport may be obtained through the National Migration Institute. You will present a copy of the new birth certificate and pay a passport fee of either $35 or $50 (depending on the duration of the passport’s validity) to Banco Atlántida. The bank will issue a receipt and provide an appointment date at the offices of the National Migration Institute. You must bring the child’s birth certificate to the appointment. If one parent is outside Honduras, that parent must provide notarized consent to the child’s departure from Honduras (adoption agencies will draft this document for you, which must also be presented when the child exits the country). A Honduran passport will be issued the same day.
 

U.S. Immigrant Visa

After you obtain the new birth certificate and passport for your child and you have filed Form I-600, you then need to apply for a U.S. immigrant visa for your child from the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa. This immigrant visa allows your child to travel home with you  As part of this process, you must provide the consular officer with the Panel Physician’s medical report on the child.

Before coming for your child’s immigrant visa interview, please complete an Electronic Immigrant Visa Application (DS-260) online at the Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC). If you filed a Form I-600 petition in the United States, you should receive a letter from the National Visa Center (NVC) confirming receipt of the petition and assignment of a case number and an invoice ID number. You will need this information to log into CEAC to file the DS-260 for your child. You should fill out these forms in your child's name. Answer every item on the form. If information is not applicable, please write “N/A” in the block. Print and bring the DS-260 confirmation page to the visa interview. Review the DS-260 FAQs, our Online Immigrant Visa Forms page, or contact NVC at NVCAdoptions@state.gov or +1-603-334-0700 if you have questions about completing the online DS-260 form.

Upon receipt of the case at post, the Consular Section generally notifies the petitioner. Visa issuance after the final interview generally takes 24 hours. It is not usually possible to provide the visa to adoptive parents on the same day as the immigrant visa interview. You should verify current processing times with the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa before making final travel arrangements. Additional information on immigrant visa processing can be found on our website.

Child Citizenship Act

For adoptions finalized abroad prior to the child’s admission into the United States: An adopted child residing in the United States in the legal and physical custody of the U.S. citizen parent pursuant to a lawful admission for permanent residence generally will acquire U.S. citizenship automatically if the child otherwise meets the requirements of the Child Citizenship Act of 2000, including that the child is under the age of eighteen.

Read more about the Child Citizenship Act of 2000.

Traveling Abroad

Applying for Your U.S. Passport

U.S. citizens are required to enter and depart the United States on a valid U.S. passport. Once your child acquires U.S. citizenship, s/he will need a U.S. passport for international travel. Only the U.S. Department of State has the authority to grant, issue, or verify U.S. passports.

Getting or renewing a passport is easy. The Department of State’s Passport Application Wizard will help you determine which passport form you need, help you to complete the form online, estimate your payment, and generate the form for you to print all in one place.

Obtaining a Visa to Travel to Honduras

In addition to a U.S. passport, you may also need to obtain a visa. Where required, visas are affixed to your passport and allow you to enter a foreign nation. To find information about obtaining a visa for Honduras, see the Department of State’s Country Specific Information.

Staying Safe on Your Trip

Before you travel, it is always a good practice to investigate the local conditions, laws, political landscape, and culture of the country. The Department of State provides Country-Specific Information for every country in the world about various issues, including health conditions, crime, currency or entry requirements, and any areas of instability.

Staying in Touch on Your Trip

When traveling abroad during the adoption process, we encourage you to enroll with the Department of State through our Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country. Enrollment makes it possible for the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in Honduras, to contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency. Whether there is a family emergency in the United States or a crisis in Honduras, enrollment assists the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in reaching you.

Enrollment is free and can be done online via the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).

After Adoption

We urge you to comply with Honduras’ post-adoption/post-placement requirements in a timely manner. Your adoption service provider may be able to help you with this process. Your cooperation will contribute to Honduras’ positive experiences with U.S. citizen adoptive parents.

The Honduran Family Code requires adoptive parents to send post-adoption updates on the child directly to DINAF until the child reaches the age of 18. The family code orders the submission of children’s post-adoption reports as follows:

  • Every three months during the first year of the adoption;
  • Every six months during the second year;
  • Thereafter annually until the child reaches 18, as required by Honduran law.

Post-adoption reporting is coordinated by adoption service providers.

Post-Adoption Resources

Many adoptive parents find it important to find support after the adoption. There are many public and private nonprofit post-adoption services available for children and their families. There are also numerous adoptive family support groups and adoptee organizations active in the United States that provide a network of options for adoptees who seek out other adoptees from the same country of origin. You may wish to take advantage of all the resources available to your family, whether it is another adoptive family, a support group, an advocacy organization, or your religious or community services. Your primary provider can provide or point you to post- placement/post-adoption services to help your adopted child and your family transition smoothly and deal effectively with the many adjustments required in an intercountry adoptions.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services maintains a website, the Child Welfare Information Gateway, which can be a useful resource to get you started on your support group search.

COMPLAINTS

If you have concerns about your intercountry adoption process, we ask that you share this information with the Embassyin Tegucigalpa particularly if it involves possible fraud or misconduct specific to your child’s case. The Department of State takes all allegations of fraud or misconduct seriously. Our Adoption Comment Page provides several points of contact for adoptive families to comment on their adoption service provider, their experience applying for their child’s visa, or about the Form I-600/A process.

The Complaint Registry is an internet based registry for filing complaints about U.S. accredited or approved adoption service providers. If you think your provider's conduct may not have been in compliance with accreditation standards, first submit your complaint in writing directly to your provider. If the complaint is not resolved through the provider's complaint process, you may file the complaint through the Complaint Registry.

Contact Information

U.S. Embassy in Honduras
Avenida La Paz
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Email: tggadoptions@state.gov
Internet: Honduras.usembassy.gov
Tel: (504) 2238 5114
Fax: N/A
Email: tggadoptions@state.gov
Internet: Honduras.usembassy.gov

Honduras’ Adoption Authority
Dirección de Niñez, Adolescencia y Familia (DINAF)
Colonia Humuya, Calle la salud, casa 1101
Semaforo entre la colonia El Prado y Blvd. Kuwait
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Tel: (504) 2239-7900
Email: consolidacionfamiliar@dinaf.gob.hn
Internet: dinaf.gob.hn/

Embassy of Honduras
3007 Tilden Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 966-7702
Email: embassy@hondurasemb.org
Internet: hondurasemb.org

Honduras also operates consulates in: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Phoenix, and San Francisco.

 

Office of Children’s Issues
U.S. Department of State
CA/OCS/CI
SA-17, 9th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20522-1709
Tel: 1-888-407-4747
Email: Adoption@state.gov
Internet: adoption.state.gov

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

For questions about filing a Form I-600A application or a Form I-600 petition with the

USCIS National Benefits Center (NBC):

Tel: 1-877-424-8374 (toll free); 1-913-275-5480 (local); Fax:1-913-214-5808
Email: NBC.Adoptions@uscis.dhs.gov

For questions about filing a Form I-600A application or a Form I-600 petition with a USCIS international field office:

Please visit http://www.uscis.gov/about-us/find-uscis-office/international-immigration-offices and select the appropriate office.

For general questions about immigration procedures:

USCIS Contact Center
Tel: 1-800-375-5283 (TTY 1-800-767-1833)
Internet: uscis.gov

Last Updated: February 8, 2019

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa
Avenida La Paz
Tegucigalpa M.D.C.
Honduras
Telephone
+(504) 2236-9320 or +(504) 2238-5114
Emergency
 +(504) 2238-5114 or +(504) 2236-9320, extension 4100
Fax
+(504) 2238-4357

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