Adoption Forms and Packages
The following are links to forms and instructions for use by adoption service providers and prospective adoptive parents to complete the process of adoption at U.S. Embassy Hanoi:
Application for Immigrant Visa and Article 5 letter adjudication:
- DS-260 Instruction and Adjudication of Article 5 Letter (PDF-260KB).
- Form DS-260, Immigrant Visa Application.
Before the interview:
- Appointment package for Adoption visa (PDF-206KB).
- Document Checklist for Visa Interview.
- U.S. Immigrant visa photo requirements.
- Form DS-1981 (PDF-25KB), Affidavit Concerning Exemption from Immigrant Vaccination Requirements for a Foreign Adopted Child – only applicable for children who are age 10 year or younger.
Additional U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) forms.