International Adoption

If you're thinking of adopting a child from another country, learn what you need to know about the wait time, international travel, your rights, the risks and rewards, and more. Plus: How to work with an international adoption agency.

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Russian Invasion of Ukraine Halts International Adoptions, Leaving Adoptive Parents Desperate to Know Kids Are Safe
Hundreds of U.S. families are currently in the process of trying to adopt children from Ukraine, but the Russian-launched war has stalled their efforts and put kids' lives at risk.
International Adoption: Post-Adoption Reports
If you're adopting internationally, your child's home country may want to keep tabs on your child's growth long after the adoption's final. Learn more about this important paperwork here.
12 Travel Tips
Helpful hints for the overseas adoption trip.