Adoption from Bulgaria - Family National Association

Required documents

 Candidate-adopters with habitual place of residence in the United Kingdom should obtain the following documents in view of their inscription in the register of prospective adopters with habitual place of residence in a foreign country:

 

For England and Wales:

 

1. Permission for adoption - issued by the Central Authority;

 2. Document, certifying that the candidate-adoptive parents have not been deprived of their parental rights - issued by the accredited intermediary in the form of a certificate after the Disclosure and Barring Service performs a check;

 3. Home study report - issued by a competent social worker at the adoption agency or the local borough Social Services Department;

 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 issue the document is the same authority that issues the initial report;

 5. Documents about the adopters’ health condition - issued by a Doctor of Medicine;

 6. Documents regarding the adopters’ criminal record - issued in the form of a certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service;

 7. Marriage certificate (in case of married candidates) - issued by the General Register Office of the United Kingdom in the form of an extract from the Population register;

 8. Authorization of representation from the candidate-adoptive parents 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 adopters regarding the characteristics of the child they would like to adopt and their motivation for adoption.

 

 For Scotland:

 1. Permission for adoption - issued by the Central Authority;

 2. Document, certifying that the candidate-adoptive parents have not been deprived of their parental rights - issued by the accredited intermediary in the form of a certificate after the Executive Disclosure Agency of the Scottish Government performs a check;

 3. Home study report - issued by a social worker at the adoption agency;

 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 issue the document is the same authority that issues the initial report;

 5. Documents about the adopters’ health condition - issued by a Doctor of Medicine;

 6. Documents regarding the adopters’ criminal record - issued in the form of a basic disclosure certificate by the Executive Disclosure Agency of the Scottish Government (Disclosure Scotland);

 7. Marriage certificate (in case of married candidates) - issued by the General Register Office of the United Kingdom in the form of an extract from the Population register;

 8. Authorization of representation from the candidate-adoptive parents 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 adopters regarding the characteristics of the child they would like to adopt and their motivation for adoption.

 

 For Northern Ireland:

 1. Permission for adoption - issued by the Central Authority;

 2. Document, certifying that the candidate-adoptive parents have not been deprived of their parental rights - issued by the accredited intermediary in the form of a certificate after the Disclosure and Barring Service performs a check;

 3. Home study report - issued by a social worker at the local Health and Social Care Trust or the voluntary adoption agency;

 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 issue the document is the same authority that issues the initial report;

 5. Documents about the adopters’ health condition - issued by a Doctor of Medicine;

 6. Documents regarding the adopters’ criminal record - issued in the form of a certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS);

 7. Marriage certificate (in case of married candidates) - issued by the General Register Office of the United Kingdom in the form of an extract from the Population register;

 8. Authorization of representation from the candidate-adoptive parents 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 adopters regarding the characteristics of the child they would like to adopt and their motivation for adoption.

 

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