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What is Domestic Adoption? - Adoption Authority of Ireland

Domestic Infant Adoption

Domestic Infant Adoption

Domestic Infant adoption is essentially the process whereby a child is placed with an alternative set of parents. All legal rights, responsibilities and duties are transferred to the new parents and the birth parents relinquish all their legal rights and duties in relation to the child. A child cannot be placed for adoption with a couple without...

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Date: 2018-03-22 11:35:21

FAQs - Adoption Authority of Ireland - AAI

No. An adoption can only be effected in Ireland if the child is under the age of 18 years at the date the Adoption Order is made. There is no provision in current legislation to adopt anyone over the age of 18 years.

How do I get a copy of my Adoption Certificate / my child's Adoption Certificate?

How do I get a copy of my Adoption Certificate / my child's Adoption Certificate?

The General...

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Date: 2018-03-22 12:21:57

FAQs - Adoption Authority of Ireland - AAI

The Adoption Authority of Ireland has no involvement in the issue of passports. Please see the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs www.dfa.ie for information. However, in order to apply for a passport, you will need to have registered your foreign adoption in Ireland and get a certificate of intercountry adoption. For information on how to do this, please see Register of Intercountry Adoption (RICA) .

I am Irish but not currently residing in Ireland and I would like to adopt a child from abroad. Do I still need to go...

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Date: 2018-03-22 11:41:55

Related topics : how to adopt a child in ireland / intercountry adoption agencies in ireland / intercountry adoption process ireland / intercountry adoption ireland / foreign adoption in ireland

United Kingdom - Adoption Authority of Ireland - AAI

Adopting from the UNITED KINGDOM of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 

 

Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are signatories to the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption.

Article 2 of the Hague Convention states that the Convention shall apply where a child habitually resident in one Contracting...

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Date: 2018-03-22 11:37:42

Related topics : how to adopt a child in ireland / intercountry adoption agency northern ireland / parenting adopted child / intercountry adoption agencies in ireland / adoption services northern ireland

Register of Intercountry Adoptions (RICA) - Adoption ...

To register an adoption, you need to write to the Adoption Authority to request registration of the adoption under Irish law. The application must be accompanied by proof of the foreign adoption. Essentially this is an authenticated copy of the adoption order made in the foreign country. The Authority will require a certified English translation of the adoption order with your application. The...

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Date: 2018-03-22 18:12:23

Related topics : national adoption register ireland / intercountry child adoption / adoption intercountry act / intercountry adoption definition / adoption foreign child

About Us - Adoption Authority of Ireland - AAI

Domestic Adoption refers to the situation where a child who is resident in Ireland is adopted by a person or couple also resident in Ireland. The nature and effect of an Irish adoption order is that the child becomes the child of the adopter(s) with all the rights and...

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Date: 2018-03-22 11:37:21

Related topics : how to adopt a child in ireland / parenting adopted child / domestic older child adoption / domestic child adoption / adoption birth parents rights

The National Adoption Contact Preference Register ...

What is the National Adoption Contact Preference Register?

What is the National Adoption Contact Preference Register?

If you are an adopted person, or a member of the birth family of an adopted person, you...

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Date: 2018-03-22 11:33:19

Related topics : national adoption contact preference register form / national adoption contact preference register / national adoption register / national adoption exchange / national adoption