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Waiting Children Available for Adoption: Children with minor to moderate medical needs of any age or healthy children or sibling sets over the age of five. Per CARA, India’s adoption authority, healthy children under the age of five are not available for adoption to foreign families. Families with NRI or OCI status are eligible to request a healthy child of any age.

These are general guidelines, please contact our India staff to learn more at india@awaa.org.

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Requirements
At-A-Glance
Timeline: 18 - 24 months
Heathy & Waiting Children: Boys/Girls, 6 months - 15 years
Parents Ages: 25 - 50
Marriage: 2 years
Travel: 2 weeks in India
Estimated Costs: $31,952 - $42,982
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