After Adoption in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo does not have any post-adoption reporting requirements.

Post-Adoption Resources

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:

Child Welfare Information Gateway

North American Council on Adoptable Children

Adoption Services Support Groups for Adopting Persons

NOTE: Inclusion of non-U.S. government links does not imply endorsement of contents.

Contact Information

U.S. Embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

U.S. Embassy Kinshasa 310, Avenue des Aviateurs Kinshasa, Gombe République Démocratique du Congo Tel: +243 81 884-6623 (Mondays through Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m.) or +243-81-880-556-0151 Email: Internet: U.S. Embassy Kinshasha

Democratic Republic of the Congo Adoption Authorities

Direction Générale de Migration 65, Boulevard du 30 Juin Commune de la Gombe Ville de Kinshasa, R.D.Congo Tel: +243 81 682 77 82 or +243 99 994 27 67 Email: or

Division of Urbaine des Affaires Sociale

33 Avenue Busudjano Quartier Ancien Combattant Commune de Kasavubu Ville de Kinshasa, R.D. Congo Tel: +243 99 873 5200 or +243 89 991 5933

Tribunal Pour Enfants – Kinshasa

Terrain Saint Therese Quartier 5 Commune de N’Djili Ville de Kinshasa, R.D. Congo Tel: +243 81 065 21 23

Embassy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

1726 M Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 Tel: (202) 234-7690

Office of Children’s Issues

U.S. Department of State CA/OCS/CI SA-17, 9th Floor Washington, D.C. 20522-1709 Tel: 1-888-407-4747 Email: Internet: U.S. Department of State

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-600A or I-600 petition:

National Benefits Center Tel: 1-877-424-8374 (toll free); 1-816-251-2770 (local) Email:

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