Adoption Procedure


Within 14 days from receiving the application and documents, the court hearings are scheduled. In case no further evidence is being required by the judge, on the day of the court hearings, the court enacts its judgement. The Adoption Ruling takes effect after 7 calendar days.


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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.

The phone call that changed my life - Lizanne C., USA

I waited, what felt like an eternity, for the phone call that would forever change my life. I was emotionally and financially invested in what would be the most meaningful event in my life – the adoption of my little boy.

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