Expat

April 12, 2017 laurentaylor Blog

Expatriate Residents of any country outside of the United States can expect the following estimated fees in addition to your program fees:

OUT-OF-POCKET ADOPTION EXPENSES:

The following estimated expenses will be paid out-of-pocket during the home study process:

  • Local Background Check                                        varies
  • Social Worker Home Study Travel Fees          80% of U.S. State Department’s recommendation of maximum per diem rate based on the closest city to which you reside (paid prior to home study visit)
  • Social Worker Flights                                               varies
  • Social Worker Visa (if applicable)                      varies

 

The following estimated expenses will be paid out-of-pocket after the adoption is finalized:

  • N600K Application Fee                                          $ 1,170.00
  • Child’s US passport                                                    $ 80.00
  • Child’s visa                                                                      varies
  • Flights to the US                                                           varies
  • Hotel accommodations                                            varies
  • Social Worker Post-Adoption Travel Fees      80% of U.S. State Department’s recommendation of maximum per diem rate based on the closest city to which you reside (paid prior to post visit)

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