Adoption in Kazakhstan: terms, order and required documents Printable versionLast update: 07.09.2021
According to the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Marriage and Family" (hereinafter - the Code), a child can be transferred to the family for adoption, guardianship (trusteeship), foster care or to foster family.
Adoption is the legal form of transferring a child to be raised in a family on the basis of a court decision, as a result of which personal non-property and property rights and obligations equal to the rights and duties of relatives by origin.
Foster care is a form of upbringing in which orphans, children left without parental care, are transferred to foster care in families under a contract concluded by the body that carries out the functions of guardianship or trusteeship and a person who has expressed a desire to take the child (children) for upbringing.
Guardianship is a legal form of protection of the rights and interests of children under the age of 14 and those recognized as legally incompetent by the court.
Trusteeship is a legal form of protection of the rights and interests of a child (children) aged between 14 and 18 years, as well as adults who are restricted by the court due to abuse of alcoholic beverages or narcotic drugs.
Thus, depending on the situation, it is necessary to understand that if you want to take the child into the family and bear full responsibility for it, as if the child were blood relatives, be ready to acquire their property rights in the future, then it's worth stopping on adoption.
An adoptive family is a form of organization in a family that has accepted for the upbringing of at least four and not more than ten orphans, children left without parental care, in educational organizations for orphans, children left without parental care.
Which children are to be adopted
Who can be the adopter or the requirements for those wishing to adopt a child
Necessary documents for the adoption of the child
Surname, name, patronymic, IIN and other data of the adopted child
Assistance and material payments to adoptive parents
Step-by-step procedure for adoption of a child