India Adoption

Want to adopt from India?  America World is a Hague-accredited adoption agency in India and currently has children in India in need of forever families. Our experienced, caring India adoption team will provide personal attention to every detail of your adoption as we walk you through the entire procedure to adopt a child in India. America World has grown to be one of the most respected adoption agencies in India. If you would like more information about the India adoption process, continue reading below to learn about India adoption requirements, cost of child adoption in India, and more.


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Waiting Children Available for Adoption: Children with minor to moderate medical needs of any age or healthy children or sibling sets over the age of six. Per the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), India’s international adoption authority, healthy children under the age of six are not available for adoption to foreign families. While OCI and NRI clients…

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Timeline: 18 - 24 months
Heathy & Waiting Children: Boys/Girls, 6 months - 15 years
Parents Ages: 25 - 50 (single women, 30)
Marriage: 2 years
Travel: 2 weeks in India
Estimated Costs: $31,952 - $42,982

India Opens Healthy Registration for OCI Parents

By Josh Miller | March 11, 2014

India has opened healthy registration for overseas citizens of India, or OCI parents. The wait time will be at least two years, and is expected to be longer. If you are an OCI parent and interested in pursuing the adoption of a non-special needs child, please read our agency requirements and review India's requirements for…

India Program Staff Spotlight: In-Country Director

By Josh Miller | February 19, 2014

We’d like to introduce you to Minal Dani, America World’s In-country Program Director in India. Minal has spent the past 20 years working in the field of adoption and advocating for vulnerable children through nonprofit volunteer work in Pune. An active participant in public awareness and humanitarian aid activities, Minal works passionately on behalf of…

Twins from India – Welcome Home!

By Josh Miller | February 19, 2014

We are excited to share this video with you, sent by a family who adopted through our India program. Thank you, Brett and Auburn, for sharing this glimpse into your family.