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Child Adoption in India: Procedure
Overview

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you wish to adopt a child, Indian laws have laid down a procedure for the adoption. The procedure is quite lengthy and involves a lot of checking and verification to ensure that only responsible individuals are allowed to adopt. MyAdvo will help you throughout the adoption procedure through an expert adoption lawyer. &nbsp;</span></p>

Steps Involved in Child Adoption in India: Procedure
Request

Once you send in a request, our representative will get in touch with you to understand your requirements.

Documents and Questionnaire

A checklist of documents and a questionnaire will be provided to record your details.

Expert Assignment

As per your requirements, we will connect you to an expert adoption lawyer.

Application for Adoption

Once the documents are received, the lawyer will draft and file the application for adoption to the authorities.

Regular Updates

After the application is made, we will give you regular updates of the status of your application.

Required Documents

<ul>
<li>Current family photograph/ photograph of the couple or person adopting child</li>
<li>PAN Card of the prospective adoptive parents</li>
<li>Birth certificate/Proof of date of birth of the prospective adoptive parents</li>
<li>Proof of residence (aadhar card/ voter card/ passport/current electricity bill/telephone bill)</li>
<li>Proof of income of last year (salary slip/income certificate issued by Govt. department/income tax return)</li>
<li>Certificate from a medical practitioner certifying that the prospective adoptive parents do not suffer from any chronic, contagious or fatal disease and they are fit to adopt (In case of married couple, upload Medical Certificate of both the applicants)</li>
<li>Marriage certificate</li>
<li>Divorce Decree/Declaration from the competent court or affidavit on oath pertaining to divorce, in case of divorce governed by personal law where decree of divorce is not mandatory/Death certificate of spouse in case of single prospective adoptive parent (if applicable).</li>
<li>Two reference letters from acquaintances or relatives in support of adoption.</li>
<li>Consent of the older child/children in the adoptive family (if more than 5 years)</li>
</ul>

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