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Adopt International

1000 Brannan St, Suite 301

San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 934 - 0300


International Home Study Application (CA residents)

List of Documents Enclosed in the Downloadable Zip File:


  1. ​Welcome Letter

  2. Statement of Understanding for Adoptive Parents

  3. Home Study Process

  4. Document Checklist

  5. Application (two versions - one for couple, one for single)

  6. Personal History Form (one per applicant)

  7. Fee Schedule

  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. Employment Verification (two versions - one for employed, one for self-employed)

  14. TB & HIV Test Notice

  15. Physician's Examination Form

  16. Home Study Services & Fees Agreement Form

  17. Training Requirements Checklist

  18. Child Medical Conditions Checklist

  19. Post Placement Agreement

  20. Adoption Tax Credit Information


* 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)