Adopting from Angola
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Hague Convention Information
Angola is not party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (the Hague Adoption Convention). To learn more, read about Angola and the Hague Convention
Who Can Adopt
Learn more about Who Can Adopt from Angola
Who Can Be Adopted
How to Adopt
Post-Adoption/Post-Placement Reporting Requirements
Many adoptive parents find it important to find support after the adoption. There are many public and private nonprofit post-adoption services available for children and their families. There are also numerous adoptive family support groups and adoptee organizations active in the United States that provide a network of options for adoptees who seek out other adoptees from the same country of origin. Take advantage of all the resources available to your family, whether it is another adoptive family, a support group, an advocacy organization, or your religious or community services.
Here are some places to start your support group search:
NOTE: Inclusion of non-U.S. government links does not imply endorsement of contents.
U.S. Embassy in Angola
Ministry of Justice, Family Court Room Sala da Familia, Tribunal Provincial de Luanda Rua Amilcar Cabral No. 17, 5th and 7th Floor Luanda, Angola Tel: No telephone numbers for the public are available
MINARS - National Institute of the Child and Adolescent Rua N’Gola M’Bambi Luanda, Angola Tel: 244-222 322 611; 222 323 683; 222 322 753
Assembleia Nacional (Parliament)
Rua 1 Congresso do MPLA Luanda, Angola Tel: +244 222 391691; 222 394541
Embassy of Angola
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
For questions about immigration procedures:
National Customer Service Center (NCSC) Tel: 1-800-375-5283 (TTY 1-800-767-1833) Internet: USCIS
National Benefits Center Tel: 1-877-424-8374 (toll free); 1-816-251-2770 (local) Email: NBC.Adoptions@DHS.gov
Intercountry Adoption, Bureau of Consular Affairs. U.S. Department of State Country Information adoption.state.gov/country_information/country_specific_info.php?country-select=angola