Brasil - Autoridade competente (Art. 23)

Pursuant to Article 23, paragraph 2, of the Convention, Brazil declares that the authorities listed in the attached document shall be competent by virtue of the provisions of Article 23, first paragraph, to certify adoptions as having been made in accordance with the Convention.

Note 1: All requests from intercountry adoptions sent by State´s Parties that do not have accredited bodies authorized to intermediate adoptions in Brazil shall be transmitted from the Requesting State exclusively to the Brazilian Central Authority, by electronic means (acaf@mj.gov.br).

Note 2: the Foreign Accredited Bodies authorized by the Brazilian Central Authority to intermediate intercountry adoptions in Brazil may directly present requests for intercountry adoptions to the Brazilian Competent Authorities listed on the link: https://www.hcch.net/en/states/authorities/details3/?aid=1021.

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