CARA- Central Adoption Resource Authority
All Stakeholders (AFAA, SARA, DCPU, SAA) are requested to update their name and contact details in CARINGS.       Two referrals will be executed in a week from November 15th, 2021 (Monday & Wednesday).         Kindly Note: OCI/NRI PAPs can now exercise 3 state options which include Anywhere in India option. OCI/NRI PAPs can change their preference maximum number of 3 times anytime during the process.

What's New

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

  • 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

  • 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

Toll free help line no.
1800-11-1311

Available between 9:00AM to 5:30PM on all working days(Mon-Fri)





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