What's New

  • Adoption Regulations 2017, effective from 16.01.2017
  • www.adoptionindia.nic.in is not accessible, Only visit- www.cara.nic.in
  • For any complaints, kindly send an email to carahdesk.wcd@nic.in or call on Toll free no- 1800 111 311 in all working days (9:00 AM to 5:30 PM)
  • Imp. Note: CARINGS is the only official portal for registration for Prospective Adoptive Parents (PAPs). Please do not register for adoption on any other web portal. You may access CARINGS through www.cara.nic.in
  • Passport is normally issued within 10 days of filing of application. In case of delays in issue of passport of adopted child, AFAA/CA may contact the Specialised Adoption Agency (SAA) concerned directly. They may also contact carahdesk.wcd@nic.in or toll free number 1800-111-311.

Upcoming Events

  • One Day State Level Orientation Programme on Adoption Regulations 2017 for Multi-Stakeholders at Dadra Nagar Haveli on 20.07.2017 in Silvassa, Dadra Nagar Haveli
  • One Day State Level Orientation Programme on Adoption Regulations 2017 for Multi-Stakeholders at Daman and Diu on 21.07.2017 in Daman & Diu
  • One Day State Level Orientation Programme on Adoption Regulations 2017 for Multi-Stakeholders at West Bengal on 29.07.2017 & 30.07.2017 in Thane, Maharashtra
  • One Day State Level Orientation Programme on Adoption Regulations 2017 for Multi-Stakeholders at Haryana on 01.08.2017 in Panchkula ,Haryana
Guidelines
  • Process Related to Adoptable Children

    Adoption means a legal process that allows someone to become the parent of a child, even though the parent and child are not related by blood. But in every other way, adoptive parents are the child's parents Read More >>

  • Procedure for
    Adoption

    Every resident Indian Prospective Adoptive Parent (PAP), who intends to adopt a child, shall register online in Child Adoption Resource Information and Guidance System by filling up the application form as provided in Schedule-5 and uploading the relevant documentsread Read More >>

  • Role of
    Agencies & Authorities

    Various recognised agencies and authorities have been assigned roles to facilitate adoption process as per Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children-2015 Read More >>

Toll free help line no.
1800-11-1311





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