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Adoption Services – Appeal a decision

Know when and how to appeal Alberta Adoption Services decisions and how to take part in an appeal hearing.

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Appeal a decision


If you disagree with a decision Alberta Adoption Services makes about international adoption applications or agency licensing, you may be able to appeal it.

Find out how to appeal.


The Appeals Secretariat is a neutral government office that runs separately from Alberta Adoption Services.

Connect with the Appeals Secretariat:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed 12 to 1 pm and statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-2709
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-422-1088
Email: [email protected]

2nd Floor, Agronomy Centre
6903 116 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T6H 5Z2