Applying for Adoption Orders

High Court - originating summons plus fee payable.

County Court - originating application plus fee payable.

Magistrates Court - Form 6 Adoption Form plus fee payable.

It is also necessary to file at court the following documents:

1. The child's birth certificate or certificate of previous adoption.

2. Any documents to show parental consent, or a copy of the placement order

3. The marriage certificate of the applicants (if needed).

4. A medical report on the child and each applicant.

5. The adoption agency's report (if applicable).

Removal of a Child to be Adopted

Adoption Law