Haiti

Last Updated: July 2014

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Hague Convention Information

This page is currently being updated to reflect that the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption entered into force in Haiti on April 1, 2014. Please check back soon for detailed adoption information for Haiti. For questions regarding the adoption process in Haiti, please call 888-407-4747 to be put into touch with an adoption officer from the Department of State’s Office of Children’s Issues. In addition, you may wish to contact the Institut du Bien-Etre Social et de Recherches (IBESR), Haiti’s central adoption authority, to inquire about Haiti’s adoption laws and procedures.

CONTACT INFORMATION

U.S. Embassy in Haiti
Consular Section (Adoptions Unit)
Boulevard du 15 Octobre
Tabarre 41
Tabarre, Haiti
Tel: 509-2229-8000 (within Haiti); 1-866-829-2482 (from the United States)
Email: papadoptions@state.gov
Internet: haiti.usembassy.gov/

Haiti’s Adoption Authority
Institut du Bien Etre Social et de Recherches (IBESR)
13 Rue des Marguerites
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Tel: +509 2816-1559
Email: ibesr01@gmail.com
Internet: www.ibesr.com

Embassy of Haiti
2311 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 332-4090
Fax: (202) 745-7215
Email: embassy@haiti.org
Internet: http: //www.haiti.org/

Haiti also has consulates in New York, Miami, Chicago, and Boston. In addition, Haiti has honorary consuls located in the following cities who may perform authentication services: Atlanta, Denver, Detroit, Evansville, New Orleans, St. Louis, San Francisco, and Trenton.

Office of Children’s Issues
U.S. Department of State
CA/OCS/CI, SA-17A, 9th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20522-1709
Tel: 1-888-407-4747
Email: AdoptionUSCA@state.gov
Internet: adoption.state.gov

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
For questions about immigration procedures: USCIS National Customer Service Center (NCSC)
Tel: 1-800-375-5283 (TTY 1-800-767-1833)
Internet: uscis.gov

For questions about filing a Form I-800A or I-800 petition: USCIS National Benefits Center
Tel: 1-877-424-8374 (toll free); 1-816-251-2770 (local)
Email: NBC.Hague@uscis.dhs.gov

For questions about filing a Form I-600A or I-600 petition: National Benefits Center
Tel: 1-877-424-8374 (toll free); 1-816-251-2770 (local)
Email: NBC.Adoptions@DHS.gov