For anyone interested in Intercountry adoption, you can get general information from the Scottish Government website. This website includes information on each country’s requirements and is a helpful first point of contact for information.

Progressing Your Interest

If you wish to progress your interest in Intercountry Adoption, you should contact your Local Authority Social Work Department who will provide you with information on their assessment/approval process.

If you live in the Local Authority area of West Lothian, Scottish Adoption has an arrangement to undertake your assessment on behalf of the local authority. Please contact us by phone on 0131 553 5060 or email info@scottishadoption.org and we will provide you with information on the process and costs.