Friday, 27 February 2015 16:31

Notice - Thailand, correspondence from Central Authority

SUBJECT – Number of children available for adoption to Ireland from Thailand   

Due to the limitation of the number of children for adoption, DSDW is able to accept new applications from Adoption Authority of Ireland in a specific number of six (6) applications in 2015.  It is expected that the waiting time before allocation of a child shall be approximately three years.

The Adoption Authority of Ireland is in receipt of correspondence from the Department of Social Development and Welfare, Thailand dated 9 February 2015 informing us that ‘the number of children who are available for adoption is still less than the number of adoption applications submitted to Thailand.  There are approximately 233 foreign adoption applications in the waiting list of the Department.  Due to the limitation of number of children for adoption, DSDW is able to accept mew applications from Adoption Authority of Ireland in a specific number of six(6) applications in 2015.  It is expected that the waiting time for allocation of a child shall be approximately three years.’

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