1st Installment of Program Fee
$140 - $200
Home Study Travel Fees (could include mileage, etc - based on current federal mileage rates)
$0 - $200
$50 - $300
USCIS I-800A & Fingerprinting (2 adults)
Notarization & Authentication
$1,500 - $2,000
2nd Installment of Program Fee
Post Adoption Report Deposit
Refunded in increments when reports are completed in time
1st Installment of International Program Fee
Additional Training Fees (courses determined by social worker)
$70 - $150
Wait Time Dependent Costs
Home Study Update Travel Fees
$0 - $200
USCIS I-800A Updated Approval & Fingerprinting
2 adults. One free renewal is available.
3rd Installment of Program Fee
Post Adoption Administrative Fee
2nd Installment of International Program Fee
International Specialist Consultation
$100 - $500
Airfare (2 adults; prices vary by season and location)
$1,500 - $2,600
Based on average of 6-12 month stay and average living expenses of $1,000 - $1,500 per month.
$6,000 - $18,000
In-Country Child Paperwork
Medical exam, vaccinations, visa/Embassy fee. 1 child.
$105 - $399
Post Adoption Report Fees (paid per visit; varies by state)
$3,500 - $6,300
Post Adoption Visit Travel Fees
$0 - $1,000
Post Adoption Report Refund
Refunded in installments as, and only if, each report is returned on time.
See our Financing Adoption
page for resources to fund your adoption.