Form

Form A58: Apply for an adoption order

Use this form to apply to adopt a child who lives in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.

Documents

Application for an Adoption Order (Section 46 Adoption and Children Act 2002)

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Application for an Adoption Order (Form A58) - Notes on completing the form

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Cais am orchymyn mabwysiadu (Adran 46 Deddf Mabwysiadu a Phlant 2002) / Application for an adoption order (Section 46 Adoption and Children Act 2002)

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Cais am orchymyn mabwysiadu (Ffur en A58), nodiadau ar lenwi'r ffur en / Application for an adoption order (Form A58). Notes on completing the form

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The UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are known in law as ‘The British Islands’, the term used on the form.

Read the notes on this page to find out how to complete the form.

Find out more about adopting a child.

To apply for a Convention adoption order (where the child and the adopters are habitually resident in different countries, both of which are contracting States to the 1993 Hague Convention), use Form A59.

To apply to adopt a child who’s been brought to the UK for adoption from a country that is not a contracting State to the 1993 Hague Convention, use Form A60.

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Published 1 July 2017