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Adoptions Forms & Guides​   

 

Adoption

Intrafamily (step-parent) adoption

Intercountry adoption (Hague Convention applications)

Application for declaration of validity

Parentage order (Surrogacy Act 2010 NSW)

Discharge application


ADOPTION

Summons for Adoption
Minute of Order (Adoption and Registration of Adoption Plans)
Minute of Order (Adoption and Approval of Adoption Plans)
Memorandum of Adoption Order
Affidavit of Service of Notice of Application for Adoption Order and/or Consent Dispense Order (inclusive of annexed form of notice)
Affidavit of Delegate
Affidavit Annexing Court Report
Affidavit of Proposed Adoptive Parent
Affidavit of Referee (inclusive of annexed form of reference)
Adoption Appearance
Birth Parent Affidavit

​INTRAFAMILY (STEP-PARENT) ADOPTION

Summons for Adoption
Minute of Order (Intra-family adoption)-Joint Parents
​Minute of Order (Intra-family adoption)-Sole Parent
Memorandum of Adoption Order
Affidavit of Proposed Adoptive Parent
Birth Parent Affidavit
​Affidavit of Referee
Consent to Adoption (if child is over 12 years)
Affidavit Annexing Court Report (if child has not yet turned 18)
Affidavit of Adoptee (if child is over 18)

​INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION - HAGUE CONVENTION APPLICATIONS

Form 3 Hague Convention Summons
Form 8 Convention Country Adoption Order
Memorandum of Adoption Order
Form 2 Affidavit
Affidavit of Proposed Adoptive Parent
Affidavit Annexing Court Report
Affidavit of Referee

APPLICATION FOR DECLARATION OF VALIDITY

Summons for Declaration of Validity
​Minute of Order for Declaration of Validity
Affidvit of Adoptive Parent for Declaration of Validity

PARENTAGE ORDER (SURROGACY ACT 2010 NSW)

Summons for Parentage Order
Minute of Order for Declaration of Parentage
Memorandum of Parentage Order
Checklist for Surrogacy Agreement

​DISCHARGE APPLICATION

If you wish to speak with someone about your application to discharge your adoption, please contact the Adoption Clerk at the following email address: sc.adoptions@justice.nsw.gov.au

​Notice of Motion
Affidavit
Discharge Order
Memorandum of Order
Notice to Concerned Person (Attorney General)
Notice to Concerned Person (Secretary, Department of Communites and Justice)
​Notice to Concerned Person (Private Individuals)
Affidavit of Service

​PRESCRIBED INFORMATON FOR ADOPTION

Prescribed informa​tion for adoption applications​​​
Application for Adoption Information

​GUIDES

Guide to drafting an adoption plan and adoption plan template prepared by theDepartment of Family & Community Services

​RELATED LINKS

​​​Adoption Act 2000

Surrogacy Act 2010 (NSW)