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  APPLICATION & DOSSIER BUILDING
Application Fee $250
Home Study (varies by state) $1,200 - $2,500
First Installment of Program Fee (1/3) $2,500
Adoptive Parent Training (2 adults) $140 - $200
Psychological Evaluation $0 - $1,500
USCIS Application Fee, Update Fee, & Fingerprinting $890
Documents/Background Checks
(varies by state and number of states previously lived in)
$100 - $300
  DOSSIER SUBMISSION & WAITING
Second Installment of Program Fee (2/3) $4,000
Post Adoption Report Deposit
(1 child, fully refundable if all post adoption reports are returned on time)
[$2,000]
Dossier Translation & Service Fee $1,500
First Installment of International Program Fee $4,000
Courier Fee $250
Adopting an Older Child - Online Training
(2 adults. Required for families adopting children age 4+)
$70
  AT REFERRAL
Second Installment of International Program Fee (1 child; due upon accepting referral) $8,000
Referral Translation Fee $450
International Specialist Consultation $100 - $400 
  AFTER REFERRAL & EXITING IBESR
Third Installment of Program Fee (3/3) $3,500
Third Installment of International Program Fee (1 child) $4,000 - $6,000
Post Adoption Administrative Fee $750
Embassy Medicals for your child (per child) $100 - $380
Travel Authorization $120
US Visa Fee
(there is an additional $720 Visa filing fee when adopting 2 or more unrelated children)
$325
TOTAL (Does not include refundable post adoption deposit.)   $32,245 - $37,885

  

ADDITIONAL COSTS
  TRAVEL
Trip 1: Airfare (2 adults; prices vary by season and location) $1,200 - $1,800
Trip 1, Mandatory 14 Day Bonding Trip: In-Country Travel
2 adults; includes housing accommodations, tour guides/translators, transportation, etc
$2,000 - $3,500
Trip 2: Airfare (2 adults) $1,200 - $1,800
Trip 2: In-Country Travel (2 adults) $600 - $1,000
Airfare (1 child) $250 - $1,000
  POST ADOPTION
Post Adoption Visits (varies by state) $1,200 - $1,600
Post Adoption Visit Travel Fees (based on current federal mileage rates) $0 - $600
Post Adoption Report Refund
(refunded in installments, as, and only if, each report is returned on time)
($2,000)
Other Costs
(includes doctor visits and related co-pays, social security card, passport costs, postage, etc.)
$100 - $1,000
  OPTIONAL EXPENSES
Re-Adoption (highly recommended; state dependent) $0 - $1,500

 

NOTE:  Fees listed above in italics are paid to a third party; all other fees are paid to AWAA

 

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