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Seychelles - Adopting a Child

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  • You must first of all identify a child. You can identify a child in an orphanage or any other means you wish.
  • Then you must obtain the consent of the natural parent(s) of that child.
  • Undergo medical test to determine medical fitness with regards to raising a child(ren).
  • This applies to both applicant(s) as well as the child(ren) to be adopted. Apply to the Supreme Court of Seychelles.


Required Documents[edit]

List down the documents required for successfully completing the procedure.

1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Oceangate House



Telephone number: (+248) 281500

Fax number: (+248) 225656


Any person above 21 years who is found to be fit and proper to raise a child may apply to adopt a child. Adopt with prior application made to the Supreme Court.


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents which can be used by people who would like to follow this procedure.    

Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Please explain the processing your application.    

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 


Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

Need for the Document[edit]

Seychelles in no exception, adoption is a possibility for child to have a better parent(s) / family or living conditions.

Information which might help[edit]

Enter other informations which might help

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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More information which might help people.