Children Available for Adoption, Time Frames, Travel Information and Fees
Infants 2 years old, toddlers, school age children, siblings and special needs children are available for adoption from India.
Adoptions from India generally take 10-12 months from the time of referral depending on the orphanage the referral comes from. Individual timelines will be discussed at the
time of referral. Referrals can take up to 15 months for infant females and up to 18 months for infant males. Travel is now required for adoption from India. The adoptive family must travel to India to pick up the visa from the US Embassy. Escorting is only available with permission from CARA and will only be granted under extenuating circumstances. Please contact ICIA
for a fee schedule regarding adoptions from India.