Belgium - Central Authority

Federal State
The Central Federal Authority is the Service de l'Adoption internationale established within the Service Public Fédéral Justice. This is the Authority to which all communications may be addressed for transmission to the competent Central Authority in the State of Belgium:

Service de l'Adoption internationale
Service public fédéral Justice
Direction générale de la Législation et des Libertés et Droits fondamentaux
Boulevard de Waterloo, 115
B-1000 BRUSSELS
Belgium
Tél. : +32 542 75 72 (Fr) / +32 54275 81 (Nl)
Fax : + 32 542 70 56
E-mail:
- adoption.int.adoptie@just.fgov.be  (for the public)
- marleen.grauls@just.fgov.be  (for the Central Authorities)
Internet :
- http://justice.belgium.be/fr/themes_et_dossiers/personnes_et_familles/adoption/ (FR)
- http://justitie.belgium.be/nl/themas_en_dossiers/personen_en_gezinnen/adoptie/ (NL)
Contact person: Ms Marleen Grauls (Conseiller)

Communities
1. French Community
This Authority is competent within the French-speaking region and with regard to institutions established within the bilingual regions of the capital, Brussels, which, in view of their organisation, must be considered to belong exclusively to the French Community:

Autorité centrale communautaire, Ministère de la Communauté française,
Direction générale Aide à la Jeunesse,
Espace 27 septembre
Boulevard Léopold II, 44
B-1080 Bruxelles
Tel.: +32 (2) 413 27 26
Fax: +32 (2) 413 21 39
Email: adoptions@cfwb.be
Contact Person: Mr Didier Dehou, Director

2. Flemish Community
This Authority is competent in the Dutch-speaking region and with regard to institutions established within the bilingual regions of the capital, Brussels, which, in view of their organisation, must be considered to belong exclusively to the Flemish Community:

Vlaams Centrum voor Adoptie (VCA)
Kind en Gezin
Hallepoortlaan 27
B-1060 Brussel
Tel.: +32 (2) 533 1450
Fax: + 32 (2) 544 0290
E-mail: adoptie@kindengezin.be
Website: http://www.kindengezin.be/adoptie/
Contact Person: Ms Ariane Van Den Berghe (Dutch, French, English, Spanish), director

3. German-speaking Community
This Authority is competent in the German-speaking region:

Ministerium der Deutschsprachigen Gemeinschaft
Zentrale Behörde der Deutschsprachigen Gemeinschaft für Adoptionen
Gospertstrasse 1
B-4700 Eupen
Fax.: +32 (87) 596 433
Tel.: + 32 (87) 59 6 448
email: zbga@dgov.be
Kontaktperson: Frau Melanie Schmitt

(This page was last updated on 13 April 2017)

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