Intercountry adoption

For Bulgaria the Central Authority for intercountry Adoption provided for under the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in respect of Intercountry Adoption is International Legal Child Support And Intercountry Adoptions Directorate. The Directorate manages and coordinates the process of intercountry adoption. Persons habitually resident in Bulgaria, who wish to adopt a child habitually resident in another Contracting State, shall apply to the Directorate. Persons residing abroad, who wish to adopt a child habitually resident in Bulgaria, shall apply to the Central Authority in the State of their habitual residence.