Applicants – Requirements for Adopting from Japan
Children (ages, genders, conditions)
Newborns with no preference for gender
After your home study is approved we will assist you with the dossier preparation for Japan. Working with Japan’s facilitator we will guide you through the process to ensure all legal requirements are met for both BC and Japan.
Country’s Central Authority
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 #3. (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. Government of Canada - Adopt from Abroad - www.cic.gc.ca.
Japan is not party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption (Hague Convention Adoption).
Our International Adoption