When you adopt a child, you are responsible for its care and upbringing instead of its biological parents. The child officially becomes a member of your family. If you wish to adopt a child from the Netherlands or abroad, you must fulfil a number of conditions. For example, you cannot adopt your own grandchild and you must meet certain age requirements.
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Response to the Zembla television programme regarding adoptions from Sri Lanka
20-09-2017 | 21:55
In its broadcast of 20 September last, the Zembla television programme reported on abuses with regard to adoption procedures in...
Mr Dijkhoff: “Improve the international adoption system, but do not stop it”
31-01-2017 | 09:57
The Minister for Migration, Mr Dijkhoff, does not want to stop international adoption, but wants to further improve the...