Vietnam is party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention Adoption).
Vietnam’s Central Authority
Ministry of Justice, Department of Adoption in Hanoi
Children Vietnam currently only accepts application for children with special needs (for example, cleft lip or palate, correctible heart problems, hemangioma, strabismus or esotropia, risk factors (hypotonia, hypertonia, low birth weight, prematurity), hepatitis B, and others. Both boys and girls are available. The majority of children are between 1 and 5+ years of age at the time of referral.
Process After your home study is approved we will assist you with the dossier preparation for Vietnam. 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 Vietnam.
Facilitator: Terres Des Hommes – Ontario's Vietnam Program
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.
FSGV Adoption Agency has experience with both adoptions from Hague and non-Hague countries. Some of the countries we have worked with for international adoptions include: