Nepal is currently OPEN to intercountry adoptions.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ALERTS & NOTICES
August 30, 2010 - Adoption Alert
August 13, 2010 - Adoption Alert
August 6, 2010 - Adoption Alert-FAQ
August 6, 2010 - Adoption Alert
May 26, 2010 - Adoption Alert
CONGRESSIONAL LETTERS ON NEPAL ADOPTION
September 17, 2010 - Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
March 4, 2010 - Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
NEPAL ADOPTION INFORMATION
All of the information listed below is from the following source:
Nepal Web Page, U.S. Department of State, Office of Children's Issues
Number of Adoptions to the U.S.
In addition to the U.S. requirements for adoptive parents, Nepal also has the following requirements for adoptive parents:
Residency Requirements: There are no residency requirements for adopting in Nepal.
Age Requirements: The age difference between prospective parents and the adoptive child must be at least 30 years.
Marriage Requirements: The couple must have been married for at least four years prior to filing an adoption application. Single women between the age of 35 and 55 may also adopt. Single men may not adopt.