Post Adoption

Overseas Adoption Support

It provides counseling for adoptees
who are adopted from abroad, adoptive families,
and birth family members.

Reviewing adoption file,
understanding adoption background,
finding birth family, finding foster mother,
reunion of birth families·foster families-
support for letter translation,
work related to nationality acquisition·loss,
provision of adoption confirmation
for visa issuance,
issuing adoption certificate, etc.
Answering questions to the adoptive
family's parents visit,
\counseling on the relationship between
adoptees and adoptive parents, etc.
Inquiring about adoptees, translating
and exchanging letters,
supporting reunions and interpreters, etc.

Process of Birth Search


Applicable to adoptees over 19 years old in person. (Adoptive parents' consent is required for minors.)


Article 35 of the Adoption Special Act, Articles 13 through 17 of the Enforcement Decree of the same Act, Articles 29 through 30 of the Enforcement Rules of the same Act


Submit Petition for Adoption Information Disclosure form and identification document written by the adoptee after sufficient discussion with the social worker in charge.
Identifying the last registered address of a birth father/mother through the National Center for the Rights of the Child(NCRC) based on the Adoption Special Act.
Send registered mail three times to the identified address.
Reunited or exchanged letters depending on the consent of the birth father/mother.
End the process of finding a birth family if contact is not reached or if birth parents do not consent or reject.

Education Program for
Domestic Adoptive Family

Homecoming Program :
Happy Journey

overseas adoptees who want to experience their motherland and traditional culture.
Also in order to help adoptees understand their roots, adoptees can review adoption records,
visit birth places, and meet foster families or biological families.


Tel : 02-331-7015~7023
E-mail :
Consultation method :
e-mail, phone call, visit
(appointment will be required)
Available time : 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.