Ukraine Cost

APPLICATION & DOSSIER BUILDING
Application Fee
$350
1st Installment of Program Fee
$2,200
$1,200 - $2,500
Additional Home Study Documentation Prep. Fee (varies by process)
$0 - $100
Home Study Visit Travel Fees
(could include mileage, etc. based on current federal mileage rates)
$0 - $200
Adoptive Parent Training (2 adults)
$140 - $200
Document Collection/Background Checks/Passports
$100 - $500
USCIS Fee & Update Fee + Fingerprinting
$890
Notorization, Certification & Authentication (varies by state)
$400
DOSSIER SUBMISSION & WAITING
2nd Installment of Program Fee
$2,100
Post Adoption Report Deposit
(fully refundable if all post-adoption reports are returned on time)
$1,000
Dossier Service & Translation
$1,500
Wait Time Dependent Cost
(All wait time dependent costs vary by length of process and state regulations)
    Home Study Re-Evaluation Fee and Related Travel Costs
$0 - $1,100
    Home Study Document Addendum Fee and Potential Related Costs
$0 - $825
    Document Update/Background Check Update
$0 - $200
    Notorization, Certification & Authentication
$0 - $100
REFERRAL & TRAVEL
3rd Installment of Program Fee
$2,100
Post Placement Administrative Fee
$385
Balance of International Program Fee (1 child) ••
$15,000 - $16,700
Orphanage Donation Fee
$500
Airfare (2 adults; prices will vary by season and location)
$2,960 - $4,920
Airfare (1 child; prices will vary by season, location and ticket - ie: lap pass or child seat)
$300 - $600
Visa/Embassy Fee (1 child)
$230
Medical Specialist Consultation
$600
In-Country Travel (fees include hotels, meals, and all transportation)•••
$6,000 - $7,000
POST ADOPTION
Post Adoption Visits (varies by state)
$400 - $800
Post Adoption Visit Travel Fees
(varies by state and location from social worker)
$0 - $200
Post Adoption Report Refund
(refunded in installments as, and only if, each report is returned on time)
($1,000)
Other Costs
(include doctor visit and related co-pays, social security card, passport cost, postage, long distance phone calls)
$100 - $1,000
TOTAL
$37,405 - $48,150
OPTIONAL EXPENSES
Re-Adoption (highly recommended; state-dependent; required if only one parent travels)
$300 - $1,000


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

•• Includes the following in-country expenses:
  • Orphanage Donation
  • Expert Guides
  • Foreign Government Fees
  • Dossier Translation and Processing Fee
  • Legalization and Notarization of Dossier in Ukraine

••• Adopting parents are responsible for the travel expenses of the in-country facilitator when traveling to and from the region where the child or children are visited.

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

Last Updated 4/21/2014


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