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Once decided the child's origin, it will be necessary to start the file. To do this you must apply for approval to the relevant body, completing the necessary forms and submitting the documentation in each case required. Also performed a series of psychological tests and after appraisal, provided that they are positive, issues a certificate of suitability for adoption. At this point, with the ongoing process is the time when couples should contact an International Adoption Collaborating Organization (ECAI), so that it is responsible for carrying out the steps needed to ensure that applicants become the parents of a child abroad. Once the work of the ECAI, you receive the assignment. Now we can travel to the country of the child to pick.

Once established the adoption must enroll the child in the Civil Registry. While adoptive parents and adopted remain in the country which was the adoption, entry of this registry can be obtained for the Consulate. When stakeholders come back to Spain has requested registration of the Central Registry of Madrid, the request may be made before the civil registrar of the home. What international standards are applied? In general the Hague Convention of 1993 on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, which seeks to prevent child trafficking and support the adoption of administrative control over the suitability of the adoptive parents and child. Thus when the adoption will be constituted in a country where governing the Hague Convention, it is imperative that the adopters are directed to the appropriate body (of social affairs or child protection) of the Autonomous Community of residence for that this channel the request to the central authorities of the adoptee.