International Adoption

Get details from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services web site by using the links provided below on international adoption.

Questions and Answers: Inter-country Adoption Instructions Post-Hague Adoption Convention Implementation

USCIS Announces Changes to Guatemala Adoptions

Government Forms for Adoption

Official government forms mentioned throughout the Welcome Home publication can be found below.

  1. Adoption Information Registry Form For biological parents
  2. Adoption Information Registry Form For adopted children
  3. Notice of intent to claim paternity Access the free Adobe Reader
  4. Form I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of Orphan PetitionDownload the free Adobe Reader
  5. Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative Get the free Adobe Reader