Japan is a non-Hague country, and adoption is very unique. Children are mostly healthy infants. Adoptive parents will make one trip to Japan and stay in the country for about 2 weeks to receive the legal guardianship of the adopted child. The adoption will then be finalized in America.
However, due to the limited number of referrals, this program is currently unavailable for new applicants. Check back later or subscribe to our e-newsletters for updates on the Japan program. You are welcome to contact us to learn more about the program.
At this time, only married applicants may pursue adoption in Japan. Parents must be between age of 25 – 50 and married for a minimum of 3 years. Family outside of this age range will be considered on case-by-case basis. No gender or complexion preferences is accepted.
In order to be considered a “waiting” family for the Japan program, the following documents need to be submitted: