Adoptive Mom Shares Experience with Bulgarian Adoption – July 2017
Bulgarian Adoption – Frequently Asked Questions
Total Fees payable to agency approximately $ 21,000 + 8,000 Euro.
Payments are roughly divided into 4 nearly equal installments with several months in between.
Financing is available.
For more details on cost, plese CLICK HERE
Bulgaria is very light on travel. 2 Very Short trips. About 7 – 10 days each. No Court Appeareance necessary. Our attorneys complete court requirements for you in between trips.
Watch this video to see what one mom says about traveling to Bulgaria.
For any one given child, you apply directly with Bulgarian MOJ (Central Authority). They decide to approve your application or not.
Key: We DON’T charge you to submit applicaiton, so you know for sure where you stand before spending any money.
Most agencies will charge you. We don’t. Find out more 704 527 7673.
Watch one mom sharing her experience with meeting her son, who once was a “waiting child”.
Referrals of children who are toddler age, and considered to be “healthy” (by Bulgaria), or atleast with less serious special needs will likely take approximately between 12 – 24 months. The older the child you’re willing to adopt, the less of a wait.
The timing will vary whether you go “waiting child” or “traditional”, with “Traditional estimated to take longer.
Adopting a “waiting child” can take only take about a 1.5 years. Or even less.
Watch the video to hear one adoptive mom share how long it took from initial application to meeting her son.
Waiting Child: Very much lessened req’s. It is more of a case by case scenario – you apply directly with MOJ. They decide. KEY: we don’t charge you anything to help you apply and find out.
Traditional: Have to be 15 years older than child. No more than 50 year difference. No lenght of marriage req.
Our Founder and CEO, Lina was born in Bulgaria. She spent most of her adult life in Bulgaria where she obtained her Ph.D. Having lived there, she’s personally known the best attorneys in Bulgaria before they even knew they’d work together one day (now) to help people adopt children. She understands the culture. Knows how Bulgaria works. Knows the best people.
Our first Bulgarian child was placed in 2002.
For a deatiled STEP BY STEP explanation – Click HERE
With Bulgaria adoption, you can pursue both “Waiting Child” and “Traditional” route at the same time.
Ultimately, you have to complete the same amount of paperwork. So if you decide to apply for any given waiting child – directly with the Ministry of Justice in Bulgaria, it looks better if you can say that you’ve already been making progress on your paperwork.
If you concentrate on your paperwork and are simultenously monitoring the waiting children, your chances to be approved for a waiting child become more favorable.
Looking at waiting children does not in any way get in the way of you submitting your application for the tradtional adoption process.
You can have your appliation submitted for traditional, and also be looking at the waiting chidren.
The two can be done parallel to each other at the same time.
Give us a call to find out more. 704 527 7673.
FACTS ABOUT BULGARIA
We think it is important for adoptive parents to understand the cultural and economic facts about the country they are planning to adopt from. It is helpful to understand the situation and the circumstances surrounding the people and children. Below are a few facts we took from CIA’s website. To read in depth about Bulgaria, click on the map and it will take you to this source.
- Religion: Eastern Orthodox 59.4%; Unspecified 27.4%
- Literacy: Total population: 98.4%
- Population: 7.1 million
- Unemployment: 28.4%