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Adoption

Post by LowCai » Mon, 09 Nov 2020 9:47 am

I’m planning to adopt a child for months now, but I wanted to seek legal advice on how to do it. Anyone here has an adopted child?

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Post by PNGMK » Mon, 09 Nov 2020 4:03 pm

I have one and a few others I know do. Right now adopting from overseas is almost impossible due to the the impossibility of getting a SVP to bring the child in on. You need to find a local child. Unfortunately unless you are a SC you cannot go through MCYS and need to find one privately or via an adoption agent. No all agents will work with foreigners.
In addition a huge sticking point - you MUST have a supporting letter from your country's embassy that states the child will have the right to return to your home country with you (or can at least apply for a visa to do so) - after some foreigners abandoned an adopted child here the High Court brought that rule in.
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
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Re: Adoption

Post by summersc » Fri, 22 Jul 2022 8:50 pm

Hello,

I'm in the process of applying HSR by MCYS so that we will be eligible to adopt a child. Wondering has anyone have experience in adopting a child from Thailand and share their experience?

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Re: Adoption

Post by PNGMK » Sat, 23 Jul 2022 12:18 pm

I've heard anecdotally that it is very hard for American / Australian to adopt inside Thailand. Not sure if it applies for your route.
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
You need Tax advice? Ask a CPA
You ran away without doing NS? Shame on you!

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Re: Adoption

Post by Lisafuller » Sun, 24 Jul 2022 4:29 am

PNGMK wrote:
Mon, 09 Nov 2020 4:03 pm
I have one and a few others I know do. Right now adopting from overseas is almost impossible due to the the impossibility of getting a SVP to bring the child in on. You need to find a local child. Unfortunately unless you are a SC you cannot go through MCYS and need to find one privately or via an adoption agent. No all agents will work with foreigners.
In addition a huge sticking point - you MUST have a supporting letter from your country's embassy that states the child will have the right to return to your home country with you (or can at least apply for a visa to do so) - after some foreigners abandoned an adopted child here the High Court brought that rule in.
Wow PNGMK, that’s awesome. Don’t even remember you mentioning you had kids.

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Re: Adoption

Post by PNGMK » Sun, 24 Jul 2022 8:18 am

Yes actually.
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
You need Tax advice? Ask a CPA
You ran away without doing NS? Shame on you!

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