Adoption of Children in Uganda

US citizens are advised to visit the website site of the US Department of State and in particular, the link to Inter-country Adoption.

In addition, you may wish to get in touch with a local attorney in Uganda who should be able to assist you through the process.

Uganda's Law on adoption "The Children Act"

Requirements for Registration of a completed Adoption with the Embassy

  1. A Copy of the court judgment granting the adoption.
  2. A Copy of the adoptive parent's photo IDs.
  3. A Current photo of the child clearly showing facial features.
  4. The Full address in the US where the child will reside.