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Intercountry adoption

If you are living in Edinburgh and are interested in adopting a child from abroad you should seek legal advice regarding your eligibility to adopt from your preferred country in the first instance.

If legal advice confirms your eligibility to adopt from your chosen country you should telephone 0800 174 833 to speak to a member of staff about the process and requirements and likely cost of Inter Country Adoption.

The information provided by the Scottish Government in the link below provides an overview of the Inter Country Adoption process

The Scottish Government website (link below) provides up to date information regarding Inter Country Adoption including updates on eligibility requirements of different countries