Eligibility to adopt from Dominican Republic
The Domincan Republic is a Hague Convention Country and they allow adoptions into UK
To adopt from Dominican Republic you must meet the requirements of the UK and of the Dominican Republic.
Prospective adoptive parents must be between the ages of 30 and 60 years old and must be at least 15 years older then the child they wish to adopt.
Only heterosexual married couples who have lived together for a minimum period of 5 years.
Single individuals and unmarried couples are not permitted to adopt.
There is a residency requirement by law which both prospective adoptive parents must comply with. If adopting a child under 12 , cohabitation is at least 45-60 days, if adopting a child over 12 years of age, co-habitation shall be for at least 30 days.