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Uganda - Register an Adoption

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Procedure[edit]

  • An application for an adoption order may be made to a chief magistrate's court within the jurisdiction of which the applicant of the child resides, where both the child and the applicant are citizens of Uganda or to the High Court where the child or the applicant is not a citizen of Uganda.
  • Upon acquisition of the adoption order, the applicant obtains an adoption order from a court having jurisdiction to grant the same.
  • Submit the adoption order or a certified copy and a photocopy of the adopted childs birth certificate to the Registrar of Births and Deaths for issuance of an adoption certificate.



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Required Documents[edit]

Birth Certificate of the adopted child (Original and Photocopy)



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

For ANY inquiries, Please Call any of the numbers below and you can also write to:

Uganda Registration Services Bureau
Plot 5 George Street, Georgian House
P.O.Box 6848 Kampala Uganda


URSB General Line: +256 414 233 219

Registrar General: +256 414 235 915

URSB Fax: +256 414 250 712

Director Business Registration: +256 414 258 819

Director Civil Registration: +256 414 341 663

Director Intellectual Property: +256 414 258 818

Email address: ursb@ursb.go.ug

Website: http://www.ursb.go.ug



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Eligibility[edit]

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Fees[edit]

Fees payable: free



Validity[edit]

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



Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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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 "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 
	



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Instructions[edit]

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e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.



Required Information[edit]

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e.g.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.



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Need for the Document[edit]

Adoption is regulated by part viii of the children act cap 59 Laws of Uganda. the registrar of births and deaths is mandated to maintain an adopted children's register in which shall be registered particulars of adoptions.



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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

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Others[edit]

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