Thailand 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 Expenses2,500
CEAS FeeAdoption Service AgreementUS Expenses815
New Beginnings’ Fee, 2nd partHome Study ApprovalUS Expenses2,500
Program Coordination, 1st partHome Study ApprovalUS Expense1,000
New Beginnings’ Fee, 3rd partAcceptance of the ReferralUS Expenses2,400
Program Coordination, 2nd part1-800 SubmissionUS Expenses1,500
Program Coordination, 2nd partI-800 SubmissionContributions3,000
Total Adoption Fees Paid to New Beginnings14,065


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 Study2,100
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 Study2,100 to 3,800
Post-AdoptionBefore travelPost-Adoption Reports1,700 to 2,700
Supervision of Services (NB fee)Adoption Service Agreement/ReferralHome Study/Post Placement500/300
Total Social Services, Home Study, and Post-Adoption Fees3,800 to 7,300


Third-Party Expenses

DescriptionDue atPaid toAmount ($)
USCIS, I-600A filing feeHome Study ApprovalHomeland Security775
FingerprintsHome Study ApprovalHomeland Security85 per person
PsychologicalHome Study ProcessPsychiatrist Office400 to 1,000
Parent Education WorkshopsHome Study ProcessAdoption Learning Partner150 to 600
 Pre-Adoption Medical ReviewReferralMedical Review of Referral250 to 600
Visa Application and MedicalWhile TravellingUS Embassy625
Adoption FinalizationPost-AdoptionAttorney’s Office700 to 2,500
Total Third Party Expenses  4,240 to 7,140 
Translation and Documents Home Study Approval Various600 to 900


Travel and Overseas

DescriptionDue atPaid toAmount ($)
Travel and OverseasAcceptance and TravelService Providers5,000 to 9,000

Summary of Thai Adoption Fees and Expenses

Total Adoption Fees paid to New Beginnings14,065
Social Services (Home Study and Post-Adoption Fees)3,800 to 7,300
Third-Party Fees4,240 to 7,140
 Translation and Documents600 to 900
Travel and Overseas Expenses5,000 to 9,000
Final Estimated Adoption Cost$27,730 to 38,605


Sample Thailand Adoption Service Agreement

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