Mexico

July 11, 2013

Notice: Updated information on U.S.-based Hague Accredited Adoption Service Providers authorized by Mexican Central Authority

The Mexican Central Authority informed us that, in June 2013, it granted authorization to provide adoption services in Mexico to three additional U.S. based Convention accredited adoption service providers, bringing the total number of U.S. adoption service providers authorized in Mexico to six: 

  1. Across the World Adoptions
  2. Carolina Adoption Services, Inc
  3. International Child Foundation
  4. All God’s Children International (June 2013)
  5. Adoption Related Services, Inc. (June 2013)
  6. MLJ Adoptions, Inc. (June 2013)

It is essential that U.S. citizens wishing to adopt in Mexico work with an adoption service provider that has current U.S. Hague accreditation or approval and is currently authorized by the Mexican Central Authority.  Because Mexico periodically updates its list of authorized providers, we encourage prospective adoptive parents to verify their adoption service provider’s authorization status with the Mexican Central Authority before initiating an adoption.  The Mexican Central Authority publishes a list of adoption service providers authorized to provide adoption services in Mexico.  In addition, our Mexico adoption Country Information Sheet includes contact information for the Mexican Central Authority along with information on the Mexican intercountry adoption process.

We publish updated information related to intercountry adoptions from Mexico as we receive it.  If you have any further questions please write to us at adoptionUSCA@state.gov or call us at 1-888-407-4747.