First steps in adoption

Adoption is the legal operation which creates a parentage lineage between the adopter and the adopted and kinship between the adoptee and the adopter’s relatives, under Article 451 of the Romanian Civil Code.

Through adoption, the child without parents or appropriate care is received in the adoptive family where, where he is to be raised as their natural child. As such, this process extends throughout their life and the adopted child is entitled to know his/her genetic identity and life history.  

Domestic adoption procedure

  • Obtaining the certificate that proves the family / person is able to adopt;
  • Matching between the adopter and the adopted child;
  • Custody of the child for adoption;
  • Approval of the adoption;
  • Post-adoption monitoring;

Inter-country adoption procedure

The procedure for inter-country adoption of a child resident in Romania takes place according to the Hague Convention on children protection and cooperation in respect of intercountry adoption.

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U.S. Ambassador to Romania, His Excellency Mr. Hans Klemm, visited the only Resource Center for Adoptions in Romania, opened in Timisoara by Ador Copiii Association.

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Like never before, one Wednesday evening in May 2013, before bedtime, our two year-old daughter abandoned play before sleep and taking her bottle, stretch somehow nostalgically, in the crib, with her glance propped in...

Ador Copiii organization

Established in 2004, Ador Copiii organization is an non-governmental association which managed to accumulate extensive experience in the field of domestic adoption and received accreditation to offer services in this domain. Our organization also develops projects regarding the social protection of abandoned children and a few concerning the prevention of abandonement.Our mission is to raise awareness on the fact that each child has the right to have a family, no matter his ethnics, religion, age or health state.


Our work
Day by day, Ador Copiii organization pays its best efforts to improve the lives of abandoned children and help adoptive families smoothly accommodate their newest members in their daily routine. In order to do these, the association was accredited by the Romanian Office for Adoptions to offer services in the domain of domestic adoptions.
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