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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Welcome Home, China Families!

By America World | November 9, 2018

These two America World families have finalized their adoptions in China and will be arriving back home today! The families have been in China the past 12 days for their adoption appointments and doing some touring.  The highlight, of course, was the moment they met their beautiful children for the first time. America World is so excited…

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China Waiting Child: Meet Autumn

By America World | November 8, 2018

Look at that amazing smile! We want to introduce you to this girl we call “Autumn” who is currently waiting for her forever family! Autumn is a sweet little girl who just turned 7-years-old. She has good self-care and can do simple household chores. She takes clothes off of the line by herself, likes to…

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China Waiting Child: Meet Robert

By America World | November 7, 2018

We want to introduce you to a little boy we call “Robert” who is currently waiting for his forever family! Robert is 3-years, 4-months-old.  He enjoys playing with his caretakers, gets along well with the other children and always loves hugs from his teachers. He is described as an active boy, who always has a…