October 14, 2005 –
KAZAKHSTAN WILL ACCEPT NO NEW DOSSIERS UNTIL NOVEMBER
The Embassy of Kazakhstan has confirmed that they will accept no new paperwork from agencies or families until early to mid-November as they revise adoption policies within Kazakhstan. A letter will be sent out to agencies with programs in Kazakhstan in November outlining any possible changes. This is not anticipated to impact families whose adoptions are currently being processed. Joint Council will continue to follow up with the Embassy of Kazakhstan and will post any new information on this site.
The Department of State has issued a notice on Kazakhstan.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: KAZAKHSTAN