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Adoption Overview and Timeline

The process to adopt a child from India is quite complicated and intricate. Prospective adoptive families will need to be ...

Adoption Acronyms Glossary

Here are some acronyms commonly used during the India adoption process: Acronym Expanded Form Relevance AFAA Authorized Foreign Adoption Agency...

Deciding on Adoption

Deciding to adopt a child is a very personal decision that includes many choices that can overwhelm a family. It...

Home Study Process

Once you’ve chosen an adoption agency, the next step is to complete your Home Study Report. If you live within...

Creating the Dossier

After the Home Study is complete, you’ll have to start compling a dossier, which is a file of all the...

Responding to a Referral

By now, it’s been many months since you submitted your dossier to CARA. Then, the day arrives and your adoption...

Confirming the Referral

Once your agency has accepted the referral on your behalf and reserved your child with CARA, you’ll have 30 days...

Getting the Indian Court Order

Once the NOC is issued, the SAA/orphanage is responsible for applying for the court order. Make sure your agency has...

Post-Adoption Process

The adoption process is not finished after you bring your child home. Below are the post-adoptions steps you must take...