virtue of ratification of Hague Convention, all RIPAs
will be treated as accredited agencies of CARA. The
Application of PFAPs shall be transmitted to the Central
Authority of the State of origin by the Central
Authority of the Receiving country directly or through
one of its Accredited Bodies with its approval.
The Central Authorities of the receiving countries have
to declare in their letter of approval that:
the PFAPs/NRIs are eligible & suitable to adopt a
child from India as per the Law of their countries.
the Home Study Report & Health Report(by the medical
professional) of the PFAPs are prepared by the
professionally trained social workers of the
agencies/bodies accredited by the authority.
the PFAPs have agreed to the proposed adoption.
the child will be authorized to enter & reside
permanently & will
will coordinate the work of all its Member Agencies and
other Child Welfare Institutions in the field of Indian