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Steps for an adoption

Steps of an adoption in India – Guidelines CARA 2015

  • Registration in the software CARINGS of the Indian central authority CARA of elements of the adoption project of the prospective family.
  • Approval of the application of the family by CARA in CARINGS.
  • Referral:

There are two categories of families :

  1. The families who accept important medical issues : they can get a referral from EdE of a child from the Special Needs (SN) lists available on CARINGS
  2. The other families will be on the waiting lists for a referral done on CARINGS : a waiting list per age bracket and siblings/one child. The proposal of referrals are done according to seniority of registration of families. The software allocates automatically the referrals.
Family wanting to adopt a SN child Family not wanting to adopt a SN child
 

 

  • Reservation of a child by EdE on the SN lists of CARINGS for an adoptive family.
  • The family is informed and receives by email the documents on the child : child study report (CSR), medical examination report (MER)…
  • The family has around 3 weeks to send back to EdE the CSR and the MER signed in pdf  format by email.
  • Dispatch by EdE of the CSR and the MER to the orphanage.
  • The orphanage « matches » definitively the child and the family in CARINGS. Once this step over, the referral is defintive.
  • Registration on CARINGS waiting list
  • Proposal(s) of referral done by software CARINGS for the family
  • Reservation of a child (or siblings) if they correspond to the project of the family by  EdE.
  • The family is informed and receives by email the documents on the child : child study report (CSR), medical examination report (MER)…
  • The family has around 2 weeks to send back to EdE the CSR and the MER signed in pdf  format by email.
  • Dispatch by EdE of the CSR and the MER to the orphanage.
  • The orphanage « matches » definitively the child and the family in CARINGS. Once this step over, the referral is defintive.

 

  • Constitution of the dossier by the family and EdE and dispatch of the dossier by EdE to the orphanage.
  • Dispatch of a a copy of the dossier by the orphanage to CARA for request of NOC. Obtaining of NOC
  • Filing of original documents in court by the lawyer of the orphanage for obtaining the court order.
  • Obtaining of a plenerary adoption court order according to the Indian laws of the Juvenile Justice Act
  •  Demand and obtention of the child’s Indian passport, legalisations of documents(apostil)
  • Travel of family to India (around 12 to 15 days in India).