India Adoption Cost

How Much Does It Cost to Adopt a Child From India?

The total cost breakdown below includes all aspects of the adoption process from India—from application fee at the beginning, to post-adoption visit travel fees.  America World wants to be sure you know what your true India adoption costs are likely to be from the beginning, with no surprises or hidden fees. Although our to cost breakdown may appear to be higher than some others, we provide an all-inclusive breakdown including home study costs and all travel costs (all airfare, hotel, visas, passports, etc.) and want to answer the question all adoptive parents have, "How much does it cost to adopt a child from India?". If you have questions, please contact us at or 800-429-3369.

Total Estimated Fees
(not including optional/as-needed expenses)
 AWAA/US Expenses $9,645
 Foreign Country Program Expenses $10,000
 Social Services $7,450 - $11,400
 Translation/Document Expenses $1,340 - $2,825
 Travel/Accommodation Expenses $4,610 - $9,530
 Third Party Expenses $1,988 - $5,943
 Total Estimated Expenses $35,033 - $49,343


For a detailed breakdown of all estimated adoption costs, CLICK HERE.

How to Reduce or Eliminate Your Total Adoption Cost

Perhaps the #1 reason why families who are called to adopt don't do so is the cost. While it may seem prohibitive, America World families have seen their total out-of-pocket adoption costs reduced greatly through adoption grants, the Federal Adoption Tax Credit, employee adoption benefits, fundraisers, and more.

Be sure to visit our Financing Adoption page to learn how to reduce or eliminate your adoption expenses!