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Bulgaria

Overview Bulgaria is party to the Hague Convention. Who Can Adopt You must meet eligibility requirements in the United States...

China

Overview China is party to the Hague Convention. Who Can Adopt You must meet eligibility requirements in the United States...

Colombia

Overview Colombia is party to the Hague Convention. As of July 15, 2013, Colombian Institute for Family Welfare (ICBF) Announced...

Dominican Republic

Overview Dominican Republic is party to the Hague Convention. The Dominican Central Authority (CONANI) is responsible for the administrative phase...

Ethiopia

Overview Ethiopia is not a party to the Hague Convention, but does participate in a Pre-Adoption Immigration Review (PAIR) program,...

Honduras

Overview Honduras is not a party to the Hague Convention. Who Can Adopt You must meet eligibility requirements in the...

India

Overview India is party to the Hague Convention. India adoptions are experiencing delays due to the implementation of the Integrated...

Philippines

Overview Philippines is party to the Hague Convention. Who Can Adopt You must meet eligibility requirements in the United States...

Poland

Overview Poland is party to the Hague Convention. Who Can Adopt You must meet eligibility requirements in the United States...

Russia

Overview Russia is currently closed for adoption by US citizens. Prospective Adoptive Parents: In December 2012, President Vladimir Putin signed...

South Korea

Overview Any adoptions not completed by August 5, 2012 would be processed under the new law. While new applications would...

Ukraine

Overview Ukraine is not a party to the Hague Convention. The Ukrainian Adoption Authority (State Department for Adoptions and Protection...

Adoption Agencies, Information and Resources by State

Hawaii

Adoption By City Honolulu How to Adopt in Hawaii The Hawaiian Islands may be home to enormous volcanoes and famous...

Alabama

More in depth information is provided on our Adoption Laws By State page. Our use of the terms “putting up”...

Alaska

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Arizona

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Arkansas

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California

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Colorado

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Connecticut

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District of Columbia

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Florida

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Idaho

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Indiana

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Iowa

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Kansas

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

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Maryland

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Massachusetts

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Michigan

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Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri

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Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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New Hampshire

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North Carolina

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North Dakota

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

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Rhode Island

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South Carolina

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

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Texas

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Utah

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Vermont

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Virginia

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Washington

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West Virginia

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New York

This page provides adoption information to those who live in New York. If you are considering adoption for your baby,...

Wisconsin

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Wyoming

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