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  APPLICATION & DOSSIER BUILDING
Application Fee $250
1st Installment of Program Fee $2,800
Home Study (varies by state) $1,200 - $2,500
Home Study Visit Travel Fees (these fees, if any, are assesed by home study agency) $0 - $150
Adoptive Parent Hague Training (2 adults) $140 - $200
Documents/Background Checks/Misc (Varies by state and number of states previously lived in.) $100 - $1,000
USCIS Application + Fingerprinting Fees (2 adults) $890
Notarization & Apostille (varies by state) $150 - $250
  CARINGS REGISTRATION & DOSSIER SUBMISSION
2nd Installment of Program Fee $2,800
Post Adoption Report Deposit (Fully refundable if all post adoption reports are submitted on time.) $2,000
Adopting An Older Child - Online Training (2 adults; required for families adopting children age four and older) $70
Dossier Service Fee $1,075
1st Installment of International Program Fee $5,000
  REFERRAL
3rd Installment of Program Fee $2,800
International Specialist Consultation $100 - $400
Post Adoption Administration Fee $1,000
Bond Fees (dependent on region) $1,200
2nd Installment of International Program Fee (1 child) $5,000
  TRAVEL  
Airfare (2 adults; prices vary by season of travel and departure location) $2,500 - $4,500
Visa (2 adults) $152
In-Country Travel Package (2 adults; varies by season and location of travel) *** $500 - $2,000
Airfare (1 child; prices will vary by season, location, and ticket type [lap pass or child seat]) $250 - $1,000
Visa/Embassy Fee $325
In-Country Fees (2 adults; paid by families to vendors in India) ** $2,200 - $4,000
Delhi Adoption Guide $350 - $450
  POST ADOPTION
Post Adoption Visits (Varies by state; cost determined by home study agency.) $800 - $1,600
Post Adoption Visit Travel Fees (These fees, if any, are determined by home study agency.) $0 - $400
Post Adoption Report Refund
(Refunded in installments if, and only if, each report is submitted on time.)
($2,000)
Re-doption (Process and cost varies by state.) $300 - $1,200
TOTAL • $31,952 - $42,982

 

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

 

• Fees are based on an average amount required. Fees may be subject to change without notice.

•• Includes the following expenses:

••• Includes the following expenses: