Discover fast facts about Philippines adoption plus find links to helpful resources and adoption agencies placing children from Philippines in your state.
In January 2011, the Philippines Inter-Country Adoption Board announced a moratorium on new applications from many service providers in order to focus on applications that had already been filed. The ban did not apply to special needs children or intra-family adoptions. The intention was to lift the ban once the ICAB had met the needs of half of the current applicants, but no announcements to that effect have been made.
For up-to-date information, visit the Philippines Adoption page on the U.S. State Department’s website. Get parent-to-parent advice and support in the Philippines Adoptive Families group in our online community, Adoptive Families Circle.