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Updated: Nov 9, 2017 english.gov.cn Print

How many children in China can foreign adopters adopt at a time?

Foreign adopter may adopt one child only, male or female (unless the adoptees are twins or brothers and sisters living in the same charity authority).

If a foreign adopter who has already adopted a child in China still wants to adopt another one in China, he or she should deliver a adoption application and a family situation report again one year after the first adoption.

How do adopters undergo exit formalities for the adoptee?

According to the Measures for Registration of Adoption of Children by Foreigners in the People's Republic of China, before the adoptee leaves China, the adopter shall, on the basis of the adoption registration certificate, undergo exit formalities for the adoptee with the public security organ in the locality where the adoption is registered.

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