Adopting from Malta
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Great Britain formally acquired possession of Malta in 1814. The island staunchly supported the UK through both world wars and remained in the Commonwealth when it became independent in 1964; a decade later it declared itself a republic. To learn more please read About Malta.
Hague Convention Information
Malta is party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Hague Adoption Convention). Therefore all adoptions between Malta and the United States must meet the requirements of the Convention and U.S. law implementing the Convention. To learn more please read about Malta and the Hague Convention.
U.S. Embassy in Malta
U.S. Consulate General in Naples
Bugeia Institute Department for Social Welfare Standards Ministry for the Family and Social Solidarity 469 St. Joseph High Road Santa Venera, SVR 1012 Malta Tel: (356)22788000 Fax: (356) 22788 360 Internet: Malta's Adoption Authority Contact Person: Dr. Sandra Hili Vassallo firstname.lastname@example.org
Embassy of Malta
Office of Children's Issues
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
For questions about filing a Form I-800A or I-800 petition: 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=malta