How long does international adoption take?

Answer On average 12-18 months. Some countries have a longer a process, others are shorter. About 12-18 months is average though.

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How long does international kyrgyzstan adoption take?

As of July 2010, according to the U.S. State Department on Intercountry Adoption, adoptions from Kyrgyzstan are halted. The restriction on adoptions from the country is due to reports of corruption... Read More »

What kind of adoption is good for an international adoption?

On One Hand: You Can Learn an Older Child's BackgroundWhen you adopt a noninfant internationally, your family will usually receive a more complete medical history for the child than if you adopt an... Read More »

What Is the International Adoption Form I-90?

Form I-90 is the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) paperwork an adoptive parent would use if his child's permanent resident card, commonly called a green card, is lost or is expirin... Read More »

How much does international adoption cost?

According to, an agency that provides information on the adoption process, the cost of international adoptions ranges from $7,000 to $30,000. There are financial sources that can help,... Read More »