Haiti Cost

APPLICATION & DOSSIER BUILDING
Application Fee
$350
$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)
$2,500
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
$2,000 - $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)
$4,000 - $6,000
Referral Translation Fee
$450
AFTER REFERRAL & EXITING IBESR
Third Installment of Program Fee (3/3)
$2,500
Third Installment of International Program Fee (1 child)
$4,000 - $6,000
Post Adoption Administrative Fee
$750
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.
$28,380 - $38,340
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




See our Financing Adoption page for resources to fund your adoption.

Last Updated 10/31/2014


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