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Eligibility requirements to adopt from Lebanon

Lebanon also has the following requirements for prospective adoptive parents:


Prospective adoptive parents must be at least 40 years old.  The age difference between the adoptive parents and the child must be at least 18 years.

If it is to be an Armenia adoption the age diffence must be at least 15 years.


Marriage Requirements

Both single and married couples may adopt from Lebanon.  If married, both member of the couple must consent to the adoption



There is no religious requirements to adopt from Lebanon. There are different courts for the different adoption laws.

If you are adopting a Catholic child one of the adoptive parents must be Catholic.

You have to adopt a child according to your own religious community, eg. if you are Muslim adopt a Muslim child, if you are Christian adopt a Christian child 


Residency requirements

There are no residency requirements to adopt from Lebanon


Income requirements

There are no specific income requirements but a financial status must be provided as part of the home study.


Other children in family

To adopt from Lebanon you must be childless and be infertile according to medical reports issued by a specialists.


Other requirements

Prospective adoptive parents must have a clean criminal record and general good behavior.

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