Inter-Country Adoption New Zealand

When should I register for adoption with ICANZ?

Just want information? this is free

1Trying to decide whether to adopt? or which country to apply for?

To help you decide if adoption is for you, or to decide which country, we provide an information pack on each country. This is available free to genuine enquirers. Following this, if you just have a short query, there's no need to register, just This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Want a Personal Consultation?

Need a face to face or zoom consultation to discuss your personal situation and country options that might be open to you?

This is available free to those who are genuinely considering adopting via ICANZ. Contact the ICANZ Office to make an appointment.

Ready to commit to adoption via ICANZ?

Registration

If you know your AFS or OT social worker has approved you as adoptive applicants - it's time to complete This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so we can begin your document dossier, ready to apply to the overseas country as soon as we receive your homestudy report directly from the NZCA.

What is the cost?

The cost of registration and other costs are given in our information packs for each country.

How do I register?

Email us for the registration form and contract for the adoption programme of your choice. Registration is not done online, but by email. Once you register, we'll begin your document dossier ready to send this off overseas.