We’ll start with a quick Q&A about the Latvian program.

1

Program status?

Open, we are accepting applications.

2

Where is Latvia?

Latvia is across the Baltic sea from Sweden.

3

Is it an independent country?

Yes! Latvia is a sovereign country, and a member of the European Union.

4

Parental requirements?

Parents must be at least 25 years old. Individuals and married couples can adopt. At least one parent must be a US citizen.

5

How long does it take?

Usually under a year, BUT your child comes home before the process is finalized. See Process section for details.

6

How much does it cost?

Agency fee is $7100. Program fee is $6500. Case management is $7850. In-country services are $4000. Details are in the Financial section.

7

Children?

Generally 9 and up. If a child is a part of a sibling group, then as young as possible. Orphan Court makes special determinations about the children available for adoption by foreign citizens.

If you have a question that we didn’t answer, you can always ask it via our contact form.