Ukraine Ministry of Social Policy Announces Eased Regulations for Domestic Adoptions

Last Updated: June 8, 2022

The Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy has published statements regarding changes to its application process for domestic adoptions. The notice can be viewed on the Ministry of Social Policy’s web page (Ukrainian). 

These changes are designed to make the process more efficient by enabling families to submit adoption applications electronically.  The process changes apply to domestic adoptions only.  The changes are for Ukrainian citizens who wish to adopt or care for children in Ukraine.  The procedure for foreign citizens and residents remains the same, and all intercountry adoption cases currently in-process are still be managed through the National Social Service of Ukraine.