Suspension of Saint Mary International Adoption lifted

Last Updated: December 22, 2015

The Council on Accreditation (COA) announced that, effective December 10, 2015 it lifted the November 19, 2015 suspension of the Hague accreditation of Saint Mary International Adoption (SMIA).  Saint Mary International Adoption (SMIA) completed its corrective action plan to COA’s satisfaction and COA has determined that Saint Mary International Adoption (SMIA) is now in substantial compliance with applicable U.S. accreditation standards.  Saint Mary International Adoption (SMIA) may resume providing adoption services for Hague Adoption Convention cases as of December 10, 2015.