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Request for adopting child

  • Service Description

    Adopting children of unknown parentage in foster families, according to a special system that guarantees them their rights, and guarantees them all aspects of appropriate care, whether health, psychological, social, educational or recreational care, as well as protecting them from being abused, and creating and securing the living conditions necessary for their normal growth.
    Adopting requests are subject to study to nominate families who meet the requirements stipulated in Federal Law No. 1 of 2012 regarding the care of children of unknown parentage and its executive regulations, and then communicate with the family if the child is available.

  • Point of Service Delivery

    Ministry of Community Development, Social Protection Department

  • The Target Audience

    All UAE Citezens

  • Documents Required

    • Copy of Emirates ID card
    • Personal photo for Husband and Wife
    • Copy of the Family book
    • Copy of the Passport
    • Disease free certificate
    • Salary certificate 
    • Certificate of good conduct
    • Home ownership 
  • Service Delivery Channels

    Call Center: 800623


  • Channel to get the Service


    Phone Call

    Personal attendance (if needed).

  • Service Code


  • Steps to implement the service

    1. Submit the request via website or through Tafaseel Call Center.
    2. The Applicant will recieve a message.
    3. The information verification team will examine the request.
    4. Notify the customer of the results of the application review.
  • Service Conditions and Requirements

    Requirements for a foster family:

    • To be a Muslim citizen residing in the country.
    • It must consist of two spouses, neither of whom is less than (25) years old.
    • That neither of the spouses have been convicted of a crime involving breach of honor or trust.
    • To prove that they are free from contagious and psychological diseases and mental disorders that affect the child's health and safety, through a report issued by an official medical authority. 
    • The family is able to financially support its members and the child in custody.
    • That you pledge to treat the child well, give him a good upbringing, and take care of his health, education, protection and development.
    • Any other conditions determined by the Minister based on the committee’s recommendation, in a manner that does not conflict with the provisions of this law.


You can view the video that explain the submission steps in addition to filling the offline form.

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Service last updated on Monday، 06 May 2024 08:11 AM