Adoption Procedure


Within 14 days after ANIDO presents to the Ministry of Justice all above-mentioned documents, the Minister of Justice gives a consent for launching the legal proceedings.

Within 14 days from receiving the notification that the Minister of Justice has given consent for the adoption, ANIDO files through the Ministry of Justice an application to the Sofia City Court for initiating the legal proceedings to constitute the adoption.

Within 14 days from receiving this application, the Ministry of Justice shall send same to court together with the dossiers of the applicants and the child. 


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Intercountry Adoption Council sessions

This section contains information on the referrals (proposals) made by the IAC. This is the body within the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice, which makes the referrals.

You made our dream come true - B. S. and M. van B., the Netherlands

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In the spring of 2012 we received the greatest news of all – we were about to become parents of a little girl from Bulgaria. She had a difficult start in life and she was placed in a baby home in Sofia where she was waiting for her mum and dad to take her home. We received a picture where we saw a tiny little girl with brown curly hair and enormous brown eyes. She was so cute, so beautiful! Later it turned out that we both felt one and the same feeling simultaneously – yes, this is her, our daughter, and no one else!

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