Children from 4 months to 16 years of age, Siblings and the adoption of unrelated children is possible. Children have olive to dark olive skin and dark hair and eyes. A request for a specific gender is possible, but referrals of girls are extremely rare.
Marriage Requirements: Married, heterosexual couples or single women are accepted
Age Requirements: A minimum of 15 years older than the child
Income Requirements: None
Religion Requirements: Families must be of the Muslim faith
2-3 trips are required. The initial trip will be to meet your child and this trip will be about 5-7 days in country. Both parents should attend this meeting. About 3-5 months after the first trip will be your second trip and this trip will be the court hearing. Both parents required for this trip. It will be about 3 weeks in country, but one parent may leave after about 8-10 days. If parents want to stay in country to do their exit interview at the U.S. Consulate they should expect to stay longer, alternatively parents can make another short trip when the Consulate informs them that their child’s paperwork is ready.
Adopt Abroad Moroccan Adoption Program Fee Schedule (PDF).
Please contact Adopt Abroad for further information.
We estimate the process for an adoption from Morocco will take between 8-12 months, from the time your dossier is submitted in country to adoption completion, depending on the child and gender of the child you are seeking to adopt.
The child will return on an IR-4 visa. The Moroccan kafala adoption will be finalized in country. The kefala adoption is considered final in country, but re-adoption in the USA is required according to U.S. law. Post placement visits are required at 6 weeks and 6 months after placement.
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Many countries allow the publishing of photos and information on needy waiting children. Photos and information can only be published on a secure web site to protect the children. Please contact us for photos of waiting children from Morocco.
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