Adoption - it is accepting of a child in the family as a daughter or son with rights of national children. Adoption is a priority form of the device of the child and it involves the building of permanent and stable relationships between the child and the parents. With this form of the device, the child loses the status of an orphaned child or a child deprived of parental care, but acquires real parents & laquo; forever & raquo; With all rights and responsibilities, as between biological parents and children.
- Persons limited in capacity.
- Persons recognized incompetent.
- Persons deprived of parental rights, if these rights have not been restored.
- Persons who were adopters (guardians, trustees, adoptive parents, parents-educators) of another child, but the adoption was revoked or invalidated (the guardianship, guardianship or activities of a foster family or a family-type orphanage were terminated) through their fault.
- Persons who are registered or treated in a psychoneurological or narcological dispensary.
- People who abuse alcohol or drugs.
- Persons who do not have a permanent place of residence and permanent earnings (income).
- Persons suffering from diseases, the list of which was approved by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
- Persons who are foreigners and who are not married, except when the alien is a relative of the child.
- Persons convicted of crimes against life and health, freedom, honor and dignity, sexual freedom and sexual inviolability of the person, against public safety, public order and morality, in the sphere of trafficking in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, their analogues or precursors, and For crimes provided for in articles 148, 150, 150-1, 164, 166, 167, 169, 181, 187, 324, 442 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine , or have a criminal record that has been outstanding or not removed in accordance with the procedure established by law overshenie other crimes.
- Persons who, for health reasons, need constant external care.
- Persons who are stateless.
- Persons married to a person who, in accordance with paragraphs 3-6, 8 and 10 of this article, can not be an adoptive parent.
What are the next steps?
STEP 1. You need to contact the child services department at your place of residence (registration). Here you can get detailed advice from specialists, where you will be told about the order and conditions of adoption, about the rights and duties of candidates for adoptive parents and adoptive parents, the legal consequences of adoption.
The time for collection of documents depends only on your activity. The validity of documents is 1 year from the date of their issue, unless otherwise provided by the legislation of Ukraine.
- A statement on the registration of candidates for adoptive parents.
- Copy of the passport.
- A certificate of wages for the last 6 months or a copy of the declaration of income for the previous calendar year, certified by the tax authorities.
- A copy of the marriage certificate if you are married.
- Conclusion on the state of health (the form of the conclusion you can get from the specialist of the service for children's affairs).
- A certificate of the presence or absence of a criminal record, issued by the internal affairs bodies at the place of residence.
- A copy of the document confirming the ownership or use of the dwelling.
STEP 2. After providing all the documents, the child services department prepares an inspection of housing conditions within 10 working days and checks the documents submitted by you. Based on documents, interviews, the question of the possibility of becoming an adoptive parent is being considered. In case of a positive conclusion, you will be registered with the candidates for the adoptive parents.
STEP 3. Upon request or on the recommendation of the Services for Children, you will be able to receive training on raising orphans and children deprived of parental care
Check with the child services specialist for the duration of the training: in each region, it can be different.
STEP 4. You are given an opinion on the possibility of being an adoptive parent and, together with him, the documents you provided are returned, indicating your registration number.
The validity of the conclusion on the possibility of being an adoptive parent is valid for 1 year from the date of issue, it can be extended, but not more than for another one year.
STEP 5. Receiving information about children who can be adopted. You can find children on our website, or you can contact the child services department where you are registered, either to the regional child services department or to the Children's Rights and Adoption Department of the Ministry of Social Policy. You will be shown a photo telling about the child's health, his mental and physical development, and also whether he has brothers / sisters.
STEP 6. After receiving information about the child you will be given a referral to the child services office at the child's place of residence to arrange an acquaintance with him.
The duration of the direction is 10 working days from the date of issue. If necessary, it can be extended, but not more than 10 working days.
STEP 7. Acquaintance with the child. You will meet with the child and get more complete information about him.
STEP 8. In the event that you decide on the adoption of this child, you need to write an application to the child services department at the child's place of stay.
STEP 9. The Service for Children's Affairs at the child's place of residence within 10 working days (from the moment of receipt of the application) prepares a draft opinion on the appropriateness of adoption and its conformity to the child's interests. This conclusion is given in his hands for submission to the court together with other documents.
STEP 10. Consideration of the case in court.
STEP 11. Transfer of the child to the family.