Adopt from the United States of America
US is party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption (Hague Convention Adoption).
US’s Central Authority
US State Department
Applicants - Requirements:
Newborns (generally of mixed race)
Post Placement Reports
Each state in US requires post placement reports. Number of required reports depends on the legislation of each State.
After your home study is approved we will assist you in choosing a US adoption agency and with the dossier preparation. Working with the US adoption agency and the BC Central Authority (BC Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)) we will guide you through the adoption process to ensure that all legal requirements are met for both Canada and US.
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.
For more information about adopting from the US, contact Andrea (ext. 4003) or Gurjyot (ext. 4034) at 604.736.7613.
Our International Adoption Programs
FSGV Adoption Agency has experience with both Hague and non-Hague countries. Some of the countries we have worked with for international adoptions are listed below.