General Steps to  Intl Adoption

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General Steps to Intl Adoption

1. PRAY (pray, pray, pray)!!!

Ephesians 6:18, Colossians 4:2, Philippians 4:4-7 

2.  Do research about different countries and their needs, as well as different agencies.

3.  Choose a country and an agency. 

4.  Contact a social worker and have a Home Study done! 

5.  Send in the agency application with its fee with a copy of your Home Study. 

6.  Apply for an I-600 VisaA

7.  Complete the country specific dossier

8.  Accept referral of your new child!

9.  WAIT!!

1.    Wait for I-600 Approval

2.    Wait for Approval from foreign government to come bring your child home/Wait for court proceedings to finalize the adoption in foreign country

3.    Wait for US Consulate appointment in foreign country (if applicable)

10.  Travel and bring your beloved home!

 

Click here for more in depth information on the Essential Steps for Adoption

 

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