A Child Study and a Psychological Evaluation to be prepared by a social worker of the DSWD or the accredited placement non-government organization (NGO);
2. Birth Certificate/Foundling Certificate;
3. Deed of Voluntary Commitment or Decree of Abandonment or Death Certificate of the child’s parents;
4. Medical evaluation/History; and
5. Recent photo of the child.
R. The Application may be filed in the country of the prospective parent/s by coordinating with Philippine accredited foreign adoption agencies. This information may be available at the nearest Philippine Foreign Post or Consular Office.
The Application shall be in the form prescribed by the Board and shall contain an undertaking under oath signed by the applicant upholding the rights of the child under Philippine laws, the national laws of the country where the applicant permanently resides or is a citizen of, those enumerated under the UN Convention, and to abide by the provisions of RA 8043, including its rules and regulations. Further, it shall also include an undertaking that if the adoption is not approved or does not take placed, the applicant shall pay for the cost of travel back to the Philippines of the child and his/her companion.
Q. What are countries that allow dual nationality?
A. The Commission of Filipinos Overseas provided the following list of countries that allow dual citizenship totally or in some limited form: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, Yugoslavia, France, Hungary, Macedonia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Tonga, Turkey, UK, US, Western Samoa, Albania, Antigua, and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Burkina, Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Iran, Jamaica, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Thailand, Tibet, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vietnam.