Democratic Republic of Congo Adoption ProgramUpdate: Program is closed until further notice
WELCOME TO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
On September 25, 2013 the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ministry of the Interior and Security and the DRC DGM (immigration) announced an indefinite suspension of “exit permits“ to internationally adopted children seeking to leave DRC for their adoptive parents homes.
For an accurate description of adoptions from DRC in general and the current suspension by DRC, please refer to the U.S. Department of State’s website at: http://adoption.state.gov/country_information/country_specific_info.php?country-select=democratic_republic_of_congo
The following websites provide accurate, useful information about international adoption in general: http://www.uscis.gov/adoption
Anyone considering international travel should consult for recommendations or travel advisories, if any, for DRC: http://www.travel.state.gov