International Adoption – Maryland

Maryland State InformationBelow is a list of helpful information for your adoption journey in Maryland.

Child Abuse/ Neglect Central Registry Check

Child Protective Services

Secretary of State

Secretary of State
Office Address:16 Francis Street; Jeffrey Building, 1st Floor
Annapolis, MD (right off State circle)Hours: 8:30a-1:00p and 2:00pm-4:30pm
Mailing address Certification Desk; State House; Annapolis, MD 21401

410-974-5521 ext 5460

Fee: $5/doc, Check to Secretary of State
http://www.sos.state.md.usor http://www.sos.state.md.us/Certifications/faq.htm#how

Vital Records and Health Services

Division of Vital Records
6550 Reisterstown Road
Reisterstown Road Plaza
Baltimore, MD 21215-0020410-764-3038

Fee: $12/doc, Check to Division of Vital Records

http://mdpublichealth.org/vsa/html/apps.html

Maryland Marriage Records can be obtained from the Maryland Archives:
410-260-6400 or 410-222-1397 http://www.mdsa.net

email: ref@mdarchives.state.md.us

DOCUMENTS OTHER THAN VITAL RECORDS MUST BE COUNTY AUTHENTICATED BEFORE GOING TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE

Here’s the Link to all the http://www.mdcourts.gov/circuit/directory.html

State Police Check

Maryland Department of Public Safety

USCIS Office

Baltimore Field OfficeUSCIS
Fallon Federal Building
31 Hopkins Plaza, First Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

In order to visit this office or to speak with an Immigration Information Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on the USCIS website.

Medical Clinics

International Adoption Clinic of Kennedy Krieger Institute
& Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 North Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland 21205