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
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The Impact of Adoption on Families

By America World | March 11, 2019

We asked adoptive families how adoption has impacted their lives, and this is what they had to say… If you feel called to adopt, we would love to help you on your journey. America World Adoption is celebrating 25 years of “building families according to God’s design of adoption while caring for vulnerable children around…

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India Waiting Child: “Charlotte”

By America World | March 11, 2019

Advocating for orphans is both a wonderful privilege and an incredible challenge. Looking at the faces and reading the information of all the waiting children can be overwhelming and heartbreaking. Often it is even difficult to advocate for the children because of limited, outdated and/or illegible information. Even so, it is our joy to learn…

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A Family Article: Adopting an HIV Positive Child

By America World | March 6, 2019

The India Program continues to see the need for families who are open to children who are HIV+, especially older children. There are currently many children who are over the age of 8 with HIV who are waiting for a forever family. An America World family who has asked to remain anonymous would like to…