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Registration Guidance for Adoption of Chongqing Residents by

Foreigners, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Residents

and Overseas Chinese

I.       Registration authority

Chongqing Marriage and Adoption Registration Administration Center

II.      Responsibilities

(I)      Undertake specific registration of marriage and adoption involving foreigners, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan residents, and overseas Chinese;

(II)     Provide guidance for marriage and adoption registration administration throughout Chongqing;

(III)   Propagandize the marriage and adoption policies and provide marriage and family consultation service.

III.    Basis

Adoption Law of the People's Republic of China

Measures for Registration of Adoption of Children by Chinese Citizens

Measures on the Registration of Adoption of Children by Foreigners in the People's Republic of China

Provisions on Administration of Adoption Registration Conducted by Overseas Chinese and Chinese Citizens Living in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan and the Necessary Credentials and Certification Documents

IV.     Adoption registration

(I)      The adopter shall meet the following requirements:

1.    Childless (not applicable to the case in adopting a stepchild or an overseas Chinese adopts a child belonging to a collateral relative by blood of the same generation and up to the third degree of kinship);

2.    Capable of rearing and educating the adoptee;

3.    Not suffering from any disease which is regarded by medical science as rending a person unfit for adopting a child;

4.    Aged at or over 30.

(II)     The following citizens and organizations can be the adoptee’s guardian before adoption:

1.    Guardians of an orphan;

2.    Social welfare institutions;

3.    The biological parents having special difficulty and not capable to raise child.

(III)   The following juveniles below age of 14 can be adopted:

1.    Orphans bereaved of parents;

2.    Abandoned infants or children whose parents cannot be ascertained or found;

3.    Children whose parents are unable to raise them due to unusual difficulties.

(IV)   Credentials and certification documents necessary for overseas Chinese to conduct the adoption registration:

1.    Passport;

2.    The certification stating the situations of the adopter namely the age, marital status, occupation, property, health and situations of having no child or subject to criminal punishment or not issued by competent authority of the country where the adopter lives. The certification shall be certified by the diplomatic institution or the agency authorized by the diplomatic institution in the country of residence and authenticated by the Chinese Embassy (Consulate) in that country.

(IV)   Credentials and certification documents necessary for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan residents to conduct the adoption registration:

1.    Valid travel permit and identity card;

2.    The certification stating the situations of the adopter namely the age, marital status, occupation, property, health and situations of having no child or subject to criminal punishment or not notarized by the notarization authority.

(VI)   As for matters concerning the adoption registration by foreign citizens, the adoption institution in relevant country and its agency in China can call 023-67729991 to have knowledge about the adoption matters.

(VII)  Time limit and procedures for adoption registration application:

The adoption registration of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan residents and overseas Chinese shall be approved within 30 days while that of foreigners shall be approved within 7 days.

The procedures are as follows:

Filing an application—Completing information—Approval—Registration—Issuing certificate

Friendly Tips

(I)      Supplementary requirements for the adoption registration:

1.       Both husband and wife have reached the age of 30 (not applicable to the case where the stepparent adopts a stepchild);

2.       Childless (not applicable to the case in adopting abandoned infants or children raised by the social welfare institutions whose parents cannot be ascertained or found, or the stepparent adopting a stepchild, or an overseas Chinese adopting a child belonging to a collateral relative by blood of the same generation and up to the third degree of kinship);

3.       Capable of rearing and educating the adoptee (not applicable to the case where the stepparent adopts a stepchild);

4.       Not suffering from any disease which is regarded by medical science as rending a person unfit for adopting a child (not applicable to the case where the stepparent adopts a stepchild);

5.       Both husband and wife shall have agreed on the adoption;

6.       When a male having no spouse adopts a female abandoned infant or child, the age difference between the adopter and the adoptee shall be no less than 40 years (not applicable to the case in adopting a child belonging to a collateral relative by blood of the same generation and up to the third degree of kinship);

7.       The adoptee shall be under the age of 14 (not applicable to the case where the stepparent adopts a stepchild, or adopting a child belonging to a collateral relative by blood of the same generation and up to the third degree of kinship);

8.       The adopter can adopt one child only (not applicable to the case in adopting abandoned infants or children raised by the social welfare institutions whose parents cannot be ascertained or found, or the stepparent adopting a stepchild).

(II)     Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan eligible for adopting a child and ascertaining the object to be adopted shall call 023-67729991 for consultation and acquire the list of materials to be submitted.

 

Place and Time of Registration

Address: F14, Tongju Yuanjing Mansion, No.9, Jianxin North Road (near Chongqing Empark Grand Hotel), Jiangbei District, Chongqing

Postal Code: 400020

Acceptance Time: Monday to Friday 2:00P.M —5:00P.M

 

Contact Information

Consultation Tel: 023- 67729991

Complaint Tel: 023- 67727737

Official website: http://www.cqhunyin.org.cn/