Adoption from Bulgaria - Family National Association

Required documents

 Specific requirements regarding the documents for inscription in the register that are prepared for candidate-adopters with habitual place of residence in New Zealand:

 

1. Permission for adoption – issued by the Central Authority of New Zealand in the form of an approval to adopt;

 

 2. Document certifying that the prospective adopters have not been deprived of their parental rights – the competent authority to issue such a document is the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services at the Ministry of Social Development of New Zealand;

 

3. Home study report – prepared by a registered adoption social worker at the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services or at the accredited agency “Adoption First Steps”;

 

4. Updated Home study report or a document certifying the lack of any changes in the circumstances described in the report – the authority competent to prepare such a report/document is a registered adoption social worker at the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services or at the accredited agency “Adoption First Steps”;

 

5. Documents about the adopters’ health condition – issued by a Doctor of Medicine; The period of validity of the document has not been limited in any way.

 

6. Documents regarding the adopters’ criminal record – issued by the Judiciary Department of the Ministry of Justice of New Zealand in the form of certificates of criminal record;

 

7. Marriage certificate (for married prospective adopters) – issued in the form of an extract from the marriage registry of New Zealand;

 

8. Authorization of representation from the candidate-adopters to the Bulgarian accredited agency that represents them;

 

9. Declaration of information from the candidate-adopters under Art.20, clause 10 of Ordinance No.2/24.10.2014;

 

10. Declaration from the candidate-adopters regarding the characteristics of the child they would like to adopt and their motivation for adoption; 

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