Colombia Adoption Fees

 

Gladney Fees for Colombia Adoption:

Fees for Colombian Descent Families

  • Gladney Application Fee - $300
  • Gladney Program Fee - $8,500
  • Gladney Home Study Fee - $2,500 (Home Study Review Fee of $500 if another agency conducts the Home Study)
  • Preparation & Authentication of Dossier Documents - $1,000
  • Post Placement Supervision Fee - $1,600
  • Post Placement Report Administration Fee - $600
  • Foreign Source Fee* - $10,000
  • Child's US Embassy Visa Fee - $325
  • SUBTOTAL PAID TO GLADNEY - $24,825

Adoption Fees Paid to Others
In the U.S.

  • Immigration Approval & Fingerprint Fee for 2 Adults - $945
  • Psychological Evaluation (Est.) - $1,000

Adoption Fees Paid to Others
In Colombia (All Paperwork Done by and in ICBF is Free of Charge)

  • Attorney Fee - $2,500
  • IAPA fees - see IAPA costs
  • ICBF fees - $0
  • Child's Medical Services (est)- $450
  • Child's New Birth Certificate and Passport - $250

(*Accompaniment of and for translation of document as dossier, ICBF child or children information, ICBF letters; legalization of documents before "Ministerio de RelacionesExteriores", addendum and update on documents, mail; assistance of Agency's Representative and Foreign supervised providers; document processing; interpreter and translator to meetings in-country with transportation included; assistance for US Embassy paperwork and program development).

SUBTOTAL PAID TO OTHERS - $5,145

TRAVEL EXPENSES TO COLOMBIA
(Varies depending upon season, cities visited, point of departure, level of accommodation, etc.)

  • Adult airfare per person, international travel (Est.) - $1000 x 2 = $2000
  • Child airfare per person - one way (Est.) - $800
  • Incountry Document Processing - $900
  • Transportation (driver, Uber, Taxi, etc.) (estimates based on $50/day average for 30 days) - $1,500
  • Hotel/apartment (estimates based on $100/night average for 30 days) - $3,500
  • Meals (estimates based on $60/day average for 30 days) - $1,800
  • ESTIMATED TOTAL TRAVEL EXPENSES - $10,500

ESTIMATED ADOPTION EXPENSES - $40,470 + IAPA fees

Project Hope Ministries provides matching grants to Christian families that adopt older, special needs, or sibling groups from Colombia. The purpose of the match is to help encourage your friends, family, and church to give to your adoption. Please download a PDF version of the grant.

Please request Gladney's free, comprehensive Adoption Information Packet on-line or by calling 1-800-INT-ADOP.

CONTACT GLADNEY:

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
Domestic Adoptions: 1-800-687-3097
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