Certificate of Conformity of Intercountry Adoption for Foreigners
- Document Number：Letter No.3  of the Ministry of Civil Affairs
- Area of Law： Civil Affairs Marriage,Family Support,Adoption,and Inheritance
- Level of Authority： Departmental Regulatory Documents
- Date issued：01-08-2008
- Effective Date：01-08-2008
- Issuing Authority： Ministry of Civil Affairs
- Status： Effective
Notice of the General
Office of the Ministry of Civil Affairs on Issuing the Certificate of
Conformity of Intercountry Adoption for Foreigners When Handling
Foreign-related Adoption Registration Affairs
(Letter No.3  of the Ministry of Civil Affairs)
The departments (bureaus) of civil affairs of all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government, and China Center of Adoption Affairs:
To observe the Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption and smooth the course for each adopted child of China to obtain the nationality of the country he/she is adopted to, since March 1st, 2008, for adoption applicants from Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Holland, Canada, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Spain, France, Sweden, Iceland and Britain, the departments of civil affairs under the people's governments at the provincial level shall, when handling the adoption registration formalities and issuing adoption registration certificates, issue a Certificate of Conformity of Intercountry Adoption to each of them as an appendix to the adoption registration certificate. The Certificate shall be affixed with the official seal of the adoption registration organ.
The Certificate of Conformity of Intercountry Adoption shall be in uniform format and printed by computer, and the printing software shall be provided by China Center of Adoption Affairs.
Annex: Format of the Certificate of Conformity of Intercountry Adoption
January 8th, 2008
CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY OF INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION
Article 23 of the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption
The undersigned authority hereby certifies that the adoption confirmed by the Adoption Registration Certificate（XXXX）Shouzi No. XX is in accordance with the Article 17-C of the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption.
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