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 Program Updates

By Josh Miller | February 6, 2012

CARA, the government department that oversees adoptions in India, has reopened to new applications. One of the changes in the processing system includes a new worldwide monthly quota for applications from prospective parents. America World has recently successfully registered several families in this new system. CARA is still working through new procedures for centralizing the…

Update on India

By Josh Miller | September 30, 2011

Unfortunately, India’s central adoption authority has announced that they will delay receiving new dossiers to their office through the remainder of the year.  The correspondence our agency received today from CARA said, “This is to inform you that due to administrative reasons it would not be possible for CARA to receive dossiers for inter-country adoption…

New Program: India

By Josh Miller | June 15, 2011

We are excited to announce a new international adoption program in India. We are now accepting applications for this pilot program, which is expected to take approximately 16 – 24 months from application to coming home with your child. The children available from India are 3 – 12 years old at the time of referral,…