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Adoption Process

Adoption involves a set of procedures that it is important to follow. The procedures were put in place to protect the child, in accordance with public interest and international agreements. Therefore, it is essential to follow each of the steps so that the adoption plan is not jeopardized.

The information that follows will enable prospective adopters to evaluate the feasibility of their adoption plan and learn how to obtain authorization for the plan, whether they hope to adopt a child living in a foreign country or in Canada:

For more information, contact the Secrétariat à l’adoption internationale (SAI)