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In response to questions from U.S. adoption service providers (ASPs), the Mexican Central Authority and the National System for Integral Family Development (DIF) have provided the information regarding the authorization of U.S. ASPs:
ASPs seeking authorization to conduct international adoptions in the Mexican Republic must submit the following documents in support of their application:
All documents not written in Spanish language must be presented with their corresponding translation by a certified translator, notarized and apostilled. They must be submitted to the Procuraduría Federal de Protección de Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes (PFPNNA) through the Foreign Affairs Ministry (SRE).
Authorization Procedure for Accredited Adoption Service providers by their Central Authority
Authorization Renewal for Accredited Adoption Service providers
ASPs previously authorized by the committee may request the renewal of their authorization every four years by presenting their updated documentation as it is referred to on Article 47 of the current Guidelines, at least six months before it expires.
Revocation of Authorization for Accredited Adoption Service providers
The committee may revoke the authorization of ASPs that commit irregular actions, considering their severity, in the following scenarios:
The revocation of an authorization will be notified to the ASP through its legal representative in regards to what is established on the Federal Act for Administrative Procedures. Furthermore, notice will be sent to the Permanent Commission of the Hague Convention, Central Authority, Embassy and state level DIF systems.
If ASPs or adoptive families have questions or concerns, please email the Office of Children’s Issues at firstname.lastname@example.org.