Dear Prospective Adoptive Parents,

Thank you for considering Adopolis as your Primary Adoption Services Provider for your intercountry adoption. We understand that you have given careful consideration of your motivation to adopt a child and we will partner with you to understand and comply with the highly regulated intercountry adoption process.

The United States Department of State, acting as the U.S. Central Authority, overseas all international adoptions by U.S. citizens and requires that a Hague accredited or approved adoption service provider act as a primary provider in every inter-country adoption, regardless of the child’s country of origin.

Adopolis is Hague accredited by the Center for Excellence in Adoption Services (CEAS), acting under authority of the Department of State.

We work with U.S. citizen families living throughout the world who wish to adopt. Our headquarters office is located in Washington DC but we partner with home study agencies in all 50 states and we have completed successful adoptions from over 15 countries since our founding in 2003. We also have experience working with U.S. families living abroad in military or diplomatic service. Our staff has more than 50 years combined experience in international adoptions. Adopolis a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), organization

The State Department website includes country specific information about the procedure in each country and the U.S. and foreign regulations for eligibility of families and children who can be adopted.

Adopolis services are open to all people regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age (applicants must be at least 25 years of age), religion, mental or physical disability, marital status, length of marriage, size or composition of existing family, participation in infertility treatment, or any other factors protected by law. At least one of the prospective adoptive parents must be a U.S. Citizen. Adopolis adheres to all U.S. and foreign laws and will not attempt to circumvent foreign laws which may impose requirements that are more restrictive than U.S. law would permit.

Please take the time to read this information and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.


Constanza Cardoso-Schultz, MSW

President and CEO, Adopolis, Inc.