As a Idaho resident who’s interested in adopting, you have many adoption options, and this is the perfect place to begin exploring them. Below, you’ll find adoption agencies and adoption lawyers offering services in your state. Scroll past the listings to see Idaho adoption laws and policies.
IDAHO ADOPTION LAWS & STATUTES
Each state maintains its own adoption policies, so the process can vary considerably for families, from state to state. Learn all about the legal guidelines for families adopting in Idaho, whether you’re adopting a newborn through domestic, private adoption, an infant or older child from U.S. foster care adoption, or an infant, toddler, or older child through international adoption. Find answers to the most common questions about Idaho adoptions.
WHO CAN ADOPT IN IDAHO?
Any resident of Idaho may adopt, as long as the adopting parent is 25 years or older or at least 15 years older than the child (unless the adopting parent is married to the biological parent of the child). Married couples must receive consent from his/her spouse.