Procedures

  1. Attendance in Adoption forum or seminar
  2. Submission of application for adoption to the DSWD Field Office or to a Child-placing Agency
  3. Preparation of Home Study Report
  4. Submission of Case Records of Prospective Adoptive Parents to the Adoption Resource and Referral Section (ARRS) of the DSWD
  5. Matching (Regional then Interregional)
  6. Placement
  7. Post placement visits
  8. Consent to adoption
  9. Filing of Petition for Adoption
  10. Issuance of Decree of Adoption and Entry of Judgement
  11. Post Adoption Services