Adoption Notice Archive


Cambodia_Notice_ Domestic Adoption by Foreigners Residing in Cambodia Limited to Persons Having Permanent Resident Status_December 7, 2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo_Adoption Notice_Implementation of Refund Provision of the Adoptive Family Relief Act in the DRC_September 13, 2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo_Alert_Processing emergency adoption cases in Kinshasa during civil unrest_October 3, 2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo_Alert_The Department of State Strongly Recommends Against Adopting from the DRC_April 24,2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo_Fee Waiver Provision of the Adoptive Family Relief Act in the DRC_April 20, 2016

Ethiopia_ Notice_Intercountry Adoption_June 16,2016

Ethiopia_ Update Notice _ Intercountry Adoption_ June 16,2016

Guatemala_Notice_ Update on Status of Intercountry Adoptions from Guatemala_November 8, 2016

Haiti _ Alert_Update on Filing Options for Form I-600 Petitions on behalf of Haitian Children_ March 22, 2016

Haiti _ Alert_Update on Haitian Intercountry Adoption Procedures and Important Cautionary Notes_March 9, 2016

Haiti _ Notice_Haitian Central Authority to Cease Accepting Transition Case Applications_ January 13, 2016

Haiti_Alert_ IBESR Transition Case Update_ July 20 2016

Haiti_Delay in Passport Processing_October 14, 2016

India_Parents Must Now Obtain a “No Objection Certificate” (NOC) from the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) before Departing India_February 18, 2016

Kazakhstan _ Adoption Notice_ February 19, 2016

Kyrgyzstan_Adoption Notice_ Adoptions from the Kyrgyz Republic to Begin under the Hague Adoption Convention on November 1, 2016_November 1, 2016

Latvia _ Notice_ Post-adoption reporting requirements_November 17, 2016

Liberia _ Intercountry Adoption_ October 3, 2016

Liberia_Notice_ Liberia Authorization of U.S. ASPs_March 16, 2016

Mexico_Notice_Mexican Authorities Working on ASP Authorization Regulations and Acknowledge Potential Delays_May 5, 2016

Nicaragua_ Media Reports Allege Irregularities in Nicaraguan Adoption Procedures_May 26, 2016

Nicaragua_Alert_ Changes in Nicaragua's Adoption Process_July 8 2016

Nigeria_Notice_Update on Intercountry Adoptions from Nigeria and Important Cautionary Notes_January 13, 2016

Peru_Alert_Peru Temporarily Suspends Adoptions_ September 20, 2016

Poland_Alert_ Increased Delays to Finalize Adoptions_October 14, 2016

Poland_Notice_ Restructure of international adoption process_March 6, 2017

Romania_Notice_Romania’s Central Authority Grants Adoption Service Providers the Authority to Release Specific Information to Prospective Adoptive Parents_June 19, 2016

Saint Vincent and The Grenadines_Alert_Temporary Hold on Adoptions as St. Vincent and the Grenadines reviews Procedures_June 30, 2016

Saint Vincent and The Grenadines_Notice_ Resuming Adoptions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines_November 26, 2016

Uganda _Alert_Clarification on the Orphan Determination Process and Changes to the Ugandan Government’s Process for Document Verifications_March 4, 2016

Uganda_Adoption Alert_ Ugandan High Court Recall of Guardianship Orders Issued After June 2, 2016_August 1 2016

Uganda_Adoption Alert_ Update on Possible Recall of Guardianship Orders_August 5 2016

Uganda_Alert_Parliament of Uganda Passed Amendments to Uganda’s Children’s Act_ March 3, 2016

Uganda_Notice_ Uganda Announces Effective Date of June 2 for Amendments to the Children Act_July 6, 2016