Requirements for ADOPTIVE PARENTS

  1. Application Form
  2. Birth Certificate
  3. Marriage Certificate, Divorce Annulment, Declaration of Nullity of legal separation documents (if any)
  4. Written Consent to Adoption
  5. Medical Certificate issued at least 6 months
  6. Latest Income Tax Return or Certificate of Employment
  7. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance or Police Clearance issued at least one year
  8. Three (3) letters of Character References
  9. 3×5 inch sized Whole Body Photos of the applicant and, where applicable, his/her family taken within the last three (3) months
  10. Certificate of Attendance to Adoption Forum

** For Alien applicants

  1. Certification that the applicant/s have legal capacity to adopt
  2. Certificate of Residence in the Philippines issued by the Bureau of Immigration or the Department of Foreign Affairs
  3. Two (2) character references from non-relatives who know the applicant/s in the country of which he/she is a citizen or was a resident prior to residing in the Philippines, except for those who have resided in the Philippines for more than 15 years
  4. Police Clearance from all places of residence