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
Health or Medical Conditions
Health and medical conditions are considered by CCCWA on a case by case basis. Please contact a FSGV social worker if 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.
This is an older children adoption program; children are over 7 years of age at the time of referral and have some special needs.
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.
The Children’s Bridge website.
BC’s Central Authority
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development "Adopt a Child from another Country" Information.
Read the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development Fact Sheet on Intercountry Adoption - Fact Sheet #5. (PDF will download)
For information about immigration visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s website. You can apply for immigration before you start the adoption process.
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: