No matter where you are adopting, expect to pay these general costs:
Home Study: $1,000 – $3,000 (this may be included in agency overall fee)
Legal Fees: All domestic adoptions and some international adoptions need to finalized in a United States court.
Court Document Preparation – $500 – $2,000
Legal Representation: $2,500 to $12,500
Other costs vary depending on the type of adoption you are considering. Choose from the list below to find out more information about the costs involved.
- COST OF INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION
- COST OF PRIVATE AGENCY ADOPTION
- COST OF INDEPENDENT ADOPTION
- COST OF FOSTER CARE OR STATE AGENCY ADOPTION