This answer assumes that this is a Hague Convention Adoption - Intercountry Adoption Act.
Be very cautious. If you do things out of order on a Hague Convention case, your case will get a denial. The US implementing legislation requires that your obtain Article 5 from the US consulate in the country of the child's country.
Your primary provider must be a HagueAccredited Entity - that entity should be guiding you. Are you in the I-800 or I-800A stage? Please note that the NBC will only accept paperwork from a Hague Accredited entity.
In Hague cases, procedure and sequence of procedure is paramount.
You should be guided by your primary provider1
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