China is party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption (Hague Convention Adoption).
China’s Central Authority China Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA)
Health or Medical Conditions Health and medical conditions are considered by CCCWA on a case by case basis. Please contact a FSGV social worker you have a concern about a medical condition.
Post Placement Reports Required at 6 months and 12 months after arrival home and then yearly for 4 years thereafter. For more information on Post Placement Reports for China please click here
Children This is an older children adoption program; children are over 7 years of age at the time of referral and have some special needs.
Process After your home study is approved we will assist you with the dossier preparation for China. Working with the country’s facilitator and the BC Central Authority we will guide you through the adoption process to ensure that all legal requirements are met for both Canada and China.
Facilitator The Children’s Bridge https://www.childrensbridge.com/.
BC’s Central Authority BC Ministry of Children and Family Development http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/adoption/.
Immigration For information about immigration visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s website. You can apply for immigration before you start the adoption process. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/adoption/.
Learn More about Adopting a Child from China
These books and websites are recommended by adoptive parents:
Contact AFABC’s library to borrow these books: