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How to Adopt a child in Kenya


Adoption of children in Kenya is done by the office of the registration general department of marriages. In case of adoption children, an application is made to a magistrate which either grants or rejects the adoption order requested by the applicants who are mostly couples herein specifically refers to man and woman who are husband and wife.
Once the order has been granted by the magistrate, the details of the child are then confirmed by the registrar of births and the register marked ADOPTED before being forward to the registrar of marriages who endorses the adoption order.
Once a child has been adopted, the child can use the names of the adopted parents as a surname and the child enjoys all the benefits accrued to birth registration as outlined in the importance of birth certificate above.

Adoption of children in kenya

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