Adoption Agencies and Information for Greece
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We are no longer conducting international adoptions due to the many problems that currently exist. We continue to conduct Domestic adoptions and our Registration list is currently open. Feel free to call (1(800)943-0400) or click on the link Contact Us.
Regarding adoptions from this foreign country:
Due to the limited number of children available for adoption, and a large number of prospective adoptive parents, the waiting period to finalize an adoption is approximately five years for a child living in an institution. An attorney is necessary in order to present the case to court and finalize the adoption. Recent U.S. immigrant visa statistics reflect the following pattern for visa issuance to Greek orphans:
Fiscal Year Number of Immigrant Visas Issued
FY 2006 1
FY 2005 0
FY 2004 2
FY 2003 3
FY 2002 2
GREEK EMBASSY AND CONSULATES IN THE UNITED STATES:
The Embassy of Greece
2221 Massachusetts Ave., N. W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
For more information about adoption from this country and about adoption agencies that can assist you, please visit the websites below. Prospective adoptive parents are advised to fully research any of the adoption agencies they plan to use for adoption services.
Greece: Additional Adoption Agencies and Contact Information
U.S. Department of State: Greece Adoption Agencies
The U.S. Department of State: Authentications Office
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
U.S. Foreign travel registration
The Joint Council for International Children’s Services (JCICS) is one of the oldest and largest membership associations of licensed non-profit international adoption agencies. All of the above adoption agencies are listed as members of JCICS.
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