Countries and considerations
We work with partner countries to facilitate intercountry adoptions of children under the Hague Convention. The work we do with these countries is to protect children from trafficking, illegal and ill-prepared adoptions.
Partner countries and country programs
The countries listed under partner countries are active programs. You can also read about country programs that are currently on hold, inactive or have closed.
Is intercountry adoption right for me?
If you’re unsure about adopting from overseas, you can find out more about alternatives to intercountry adoption.
How do I adopt a child from overseas?
Can I access adoption support?
If you, your child or your family need support you can contact the Intercountry Adoption Family Support Service.
The service provides counselling support and case management services to help with the issues and challenges unique to intercountry adoption.