Child Adoption Resource Information and Guidance System (CARINGS) 3.1

Dear Newly Registering Parent,

Kindly read these instructions carefully before registering online:

  • This registration is meant for Indian citizens residing in India
  • If one of the PAPs is a foreigner and other is an Indian, please go to the page Register Online and select appropriate columns in Nationality
  • Please give your correct residential address and telephone no. with area code
  • You or your spouse must have a Permanent Account Number (PAN) card and you have to upload PAN card in portable document format (.pdf) – size should not exceed 512 KB
  • You have to upload your (single parent) or your family photograph (couple) in .jpg format (3.5 x 4.5 cm). – Size should not exceed 1 MB
  • You must have an email account and mobile number
  • After successful registration, you will receive an online acknowledgement letter which will contain your registration and credential details
  • In case you misplace your online acknowledgement letter, then it can be regenerated using Forgot Password link available in Track Status page
  • Please upload the following documents:
    • Photograph of person/s adopting a child (Post Card Size)
    • Birth Certificate
    • Proof of Residence (Adhaar Card/Voter Card/ Driving License/ Passport/ Current Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill
    • Proof of Income of last year (Salary Slip/ Income Certificate issued by Govt. Department/ Income Tax Return)
    • In case you are married, please upload Marriage Certificate
    • In case you are divorcee, please upload copy of Divorce Decree
    • In case of death of your spouse, please upload Death Certificate of spouse
    • Certificate from a medical practitioner certifying that the PAPs do not suffer from any chronic, contagious or fatal disease and they are fit to adopt.
  • In case of incomplete/wrong information, your application is liable to be treated as invalid
  • After registration, you should contact the adoption agency
  • All original documents will have to be produced for verification
  • Your eligibility for adoption will be decided by the adoption agency.

For any difficulty, Please send email to :

Central Adoption Resource Authority, Ministry of Women & Child Development,
West Block 8,Wing 2 ,2nd floor,R.K. Puram New Delhi-110066 (India) ,Toll Free No. :1800 11 1311
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