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 | September 6, 2012

The India program continues to serve families as they complete home studies and submit dossiers. We welcome any prospective family to learn more about the program. Several families have been matched with orphanages located in a variety of regions/states of India. The referral wait time is unknown and will continue to vary based on the…

First India Program Family – Welcome Home!

By Josh Miller | May 23, 2012

America World Adoption’s India Program is proud to announce our first Indian adoption earlier this month!  This is a picture of the family showing off their adoption paperwork, following their appointment with the U.S. Consulate.  Our agency is rejoicing with this family in their successful adoption and we’re excited to see more children come home…

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…