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Adopt International

1000 Brannan St, Suite 301

San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 934 - 0300


Domestic Home Study Update

List of Documents Enclosed in the Downloadable Zip File:


  1. ​Welcome Letter

  2. Statement of Understanding for Adoptive Parents

  3. List of Enclosed Update Documents

  4. Application

  5. Personal History Form (one per applicant)

  6. What To Send

  7. Home Study Update fee agreement

  8. Exchange of Information (complete with your placing agency's info or leave blank)

  9. Criminal Record Statement

  10. DOJ & FBI Live Scan Fingerprinting Process Instructions

  11. DOJ & FBI Live Scan Application Form (1 for each person over the age of 18 residing in the home)

  12. Financial Assets Statement

  13. Example of Employment Verification

  14. TB & HIV Test Notice

  15. Physician's Examination Form

  16. Medical Forms (Adults and Child)

  17. Medical Risk Statement

  18. Child's School Performance Form

  19. Certificate of Pre-Adoption Preparation

  20. Tax Incentives

  21. Statement of Grievance Procedures

Please request the following forms if original study was conducted by ANOTHER agency:

  • Personal History Form


* Please contact Adopt International to obtain further instruction if any of the following apply to you: additional residents over 18 years old live in the home, if you have any arrest history, or have had counseling in the past 2 years.

**(Clicking this button will initiate the download of a zip file to your computer)