Moroccan Adoption Fees And Expenses

Fees, Descriptions and Overview

Moroccan Adoption Fee List

Expense Adoption Fees Paid to New Beginnings

DescriptionDue atFee TypeAmount ($)
Application (AFP)Submission of AFPUS Expenses350
New Beginnings’ Fee, 1st partAdoption Service AgreementUS Expenses3,500
CEAS FeeAdoption Service AgreementUS Expenses815
New Beginnings’ Fee, 2nd partHome Study ApprovalUS Expenses1,350
Program Coordination, 1st partHome Study ApprovalUS Exp, Translation, and Documents3,500
New Beginnings’ Fee, 3rd partAcceptance of the ReferralUS Expenses3,000
Program Coordination, 2nd partAcceptance of the ReferralUS Exp., Translation & Document8,350
Orphanage ContributionWhen Kafala is requestedContributions2,000
Total Adoption Fees Paid to New Beginnings22,865


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/Travel62¢/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 Study/Post Placement500/300
Total Social Services, Home Study, and Post-Adoption Fees4,100 to 6,800


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 600
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 Beginnings22,550
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

$33,240 to 43,590

   Sample Adoption Service Agreement


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. 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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