Moroccan Adoption Fees And Expenses

Fees, Descriptions and Overview

Moroccan Adoption Fee List

Adoption Fees Paid to New Beginnings

DescriptionDue atFee TypeAmount ($)
Application (AFP)Submission of AFPUS Expenses350
New Beginnings’ Fee, 1st partAdoption Service AgreementUS Expenses3,500
IAAME FeeAdoption Service AgreementUS Expenses500
Program Coordination, 1st partHome Study ApprovalUS Expenses3,500
Program Coordination, 2nd partAcceptance of the ReferralUS Exp., Translation & Document7,500
Orphanage Contribution (paid to Orphanage)When Kafala is requestedContributions2,000
New Beginnings’ Fee, 2nd partAcceptance of ReferralUS Exp., Foreign Exp.3,000
Total Adoption Fees Paid to New Beginnings20,350


Social Services done by NB for families living in our service area of NY, NJ, PA, or FL.

DescriptionDue atFee TypeAmount ($)
Home StudyAdoption Service AgreementHome Study1,700
Post-Adoption, four reportsSubmission of EPPost-Adoption Reports1,700
Transportation home visitWhen BilledMileage/Travel55¢/mile

Social Services for families outside our service area. Fees paid to Local Adoption agency. 

DescriptionDue atFee TypeAmount ($)
Home StudyWhen BilledHome Study1,500 to 3,000
Post-AdoptionBefore travelPost-Adoption Reports1,800 to 3,000
Supervision of ServicesAdoption Service AgreementHome Study500
Total Social Services, Home Study, and Post-Adoption Fees3,800 to 6,500


Third-Party Expenses

DescriptionDue atPaid toAmount ($)
USCIS, I-600A filing feeHome Study ApprovalHomeland Security775
FingerprintsHome Study ApprovalHomeland Security85 per person
N-600 (citizenship application)After finalizationHomeland Security1,170
Parent Education WorkshopsHome Study ProcessAdoption Learning Partner150 to 300
I-600 filing fee
After kafalaHomeland Security325
Pre-Adoption Medical ReviewReferralMedical Review of Referral250 to 600
Adoption FinalizationPost-AdoptionAttorney’s Office700 to 2,500
Total Third-Part Expenses3,540 to 5,840

Travel and Overseas

DescriptionDue atPaid toAmount ($)
Travel and OverseasAcceptance and TravelService Providers3,750 to 8,700

Summary of Moroccan Adoption Fees and Expenses

Total Adoption Fees, paid to New Beginnings20,350
Social Services, (Home Study and Post-Adoption Fees)3,400 to 6,500
Third-Party Fees3,540 to 5,840
Travel and Overseas Expenses3,750 to 8,700
Final Estimated Adoption Cost$31,040 to 41,390

Total Expenses by Type

US Expenses15,300
Translation and Document500
Care of the Child0
Foreign Country2,550
Total Adoption Fees20,350
Home Study1,700 to 3,500
Post Adoption Reports1,700 to 3,000
Total Social Services3,400 to 6,500
Third-Party Fees3,540 to 5,840
Travel and Accommodations3,750 to 8,700
Total Third-Party Fees7,290 to 14,540
Estimated Total Expense31,040 to 41,395

The Costs of International Adoption

IInternational adoption can be expensive, but assistance is available. There are organizations and foundations that provide grants and loans to help families adopting. There are many options available for financial assistance. For a list of organizations that provide assistance for international adoption, click here.  In addition, the adoption tax credit is a big benefit and is available to most families. This can be a savings of over $13,750

Comparing expenses between agencies can be complicated. When comparing cost, New Beginnings has one of the least expensive Morocco, Thai and China programs and our fees are very competitive for the Korea Program.

New Beginnings fees are presented in a straight forward, simple fashion. We include fees for the home study, post-adoption, the agency and the foreign organization. Also include are incidental fee that are paid to third parties in the adoption process. To see a Sample Adoption Servcie Agreement, click here. If you want more information on a particular program, contact New Beginnings and ask for the Adoption Service Agreement for your porgram.

Need Financial Assistance?

If you have chosen to pursue international adoption, you should know that there may be financial assistance available to help with the adoption expenses. Check out our financial assistance page which lists several options for families hoping to find help in meeting their adoption costs.

Budgeting For International Adoption

When you’ve made the decision to adopt, it makes sense to put together a financial plan before you begin the process. Adoptions come with the standard agency, legal and home study fees, but for international adoptions, there are additional travel, visa expenses and a fee to the foreign agency to consider.

Here are a few tips on how to plan and prepare for these expenses

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