Conditions for Bearing Child Adoption Rights – The decision to adopt a child is now often made a natural thing. Especially for people who have been married for a long time but have not been blessed with a child. Consideration in raising a child is not easy. There are many considerations to take into account. Here is the procedure for adopting a child
1. Eligible for adoption
Requirements for prospective adoptive parents. a. Physically and mentally healthy b. Minimum age is 30 years and the highest is 55 years c. Religion is the same as the religion of the prospective adopted child d. Good behavior and never been punished for committing a crime e. Married status of at least 5 years f. Not a same-sex pair g. No or not have children or have only one child h. In a state of economic and social ability i. Obtaining the child’s consent and written permission from the child’s parent or guardian j. Make a written statement that the adoption of a child is in the best interests of the child, the welfare and protection of the child k. There are social reports from local social workers l. Has cared for a prospective adopted child for a minimum of 6 months, since the parenting permit was granted m. obtain permission from the Minister and/or the head of the social agency.
2. Parents who want to adopt a child must send a letter of application for adoption.
After the conditions for prospective parents and prospective children are met, the next step that must be taken is to send a letter of application for adoption. If the adoption is carried out between the parents of a couple of Indonesian citizens and Indonesian citizens or single parent citizens, a letter of application for child adoption must be sent to the Provincial Social Service (Dinsos) where the prospective parents live. However, if the parents of an Indonesian citizen and a foreign citizen are going to adopt, the application for adoption must be submitted to the Ministry of Social Affairs (Kemensos).
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3. Social Service and Ministry of Social Affairs will form a Child Adoption Licensing Consideration Team (Tippa)
After the application letter for adoption is received by the Social Service or the Ministry of Social Affairs, a Child Adoption Licensing Consideration Team (Tippa) will be formed. The Tippa team formed in Social Services will be chaired by the Head of Service or Head of Social Rehabilitation. Meanwhile, if the application letter is sent to the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Tippa team will be chaired by the Director General of Social Rehabilitation with members from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Ministry of Health and the National Police.