America World is a China adoption agency and has seen thousands of families travel to China to bring their children home. While in-country, our experienced guides provide have navigated the adoption process for our families since 1994, allowing America World families to focus on their child. Learn more about how to begin your Chinese adoption below. With over 4,600 children placed into forever families with the help of a staff of caring, loving professionals, America World's experience in…

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China Adoption Timeline: 12 - 24 months average for waiting children
Children Ages for China Adoption: Boys/Girls, 8 months - 13 ½ years
Parents' Ages for China Adoption: 30 - 50* (* if both over 50, youngest parent no more than 50 yrs. older than child)
Marriage Requirements for China Adoption: 2 years (5 years if divorced); single women accepted
Estimated China Adoption Expenses: $31,000 - $45,000
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China Waiting Child Profile: “Vincent”

By America World | May 25, 2018

Vincent is described by his caretakers as a “very lovely, active boy”. He currently lives in an orphanage, enjoys playing with toys especially ones that have bells on them and likes listening to music. Vincent has a shy, sweet temperament and has bonded well with his caregivers. He understands so much of what others say but can…

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China Waiting Child: Darby

By America World | May 24, 2018

Darby is an obedient, curious and active little girl who has good self-care ability. She is curious about the things around her and likes visiting new environments. She has good self-care- she can feed herself using her left hand, can go to the restroom on her own and clears her dishes after eating. She has…

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China Waiting Child Photolisting: Tyler

By America World | May 23, 2018

Tyler is an active little boy who is described by those who meet him as attentive and energetic. Some of his favorite activities include reading books, singing, playing on the toy car. He loves playing and being outside. His favorite TV programs are Tom & Jerry, Bottle Gourd Brothers and Pilgrimage to the West. He…