The Path of Adoption

  • Who can adopt: eligibility to adopt
    The eligibility criteria for intercountry adoptions are the same as for national adoptions, provided by article 6 of Law No 184/83 (as amended by Law No 149/2001) governing adoption and fostering, which we are reprinting here because these are the most rel... 
  • The adoption procedure
    1st STAGE: Declaration of availability 2nd STAGE: Enquiry by area services 3rd STAGE: Decree of suitability 4th STAGE: Search begins 5th STAGE: The “meeting” abroad 6th STAGE: Return to Italy 7th STAGE: Conclusion Intercountry adoption is the adoption of ... 
  • Publication "For an adoptive family"
    Information for families interested in an intercountry adoption Presentation This booklet is intended for those who intend to adopt a foreign child, a praiseworthy decision to offer a better future and a family to a child born into deprivation. The purpo...