Application and Home Study Fees

Colorado Out of State
Application $250.00 $250.00
*AAC Program Fee- Phase I $3,000.00 $3,000.00
Homestudy $2,000.00 N/A*
Training $300.00 N/A*
Dossier Processing Fee $1,600 $1,600.00


Dossier Filing Fee - Matched Prior to Filing

Dossier Filing Fee - Not Matched Prior to Filing






$8,510 - $8,600

$6,210 - $6,300

*NOTE- Families living outside of Colorado pay homestudy and training fees to their local agency

At the Time of Assignment

Colorado Out of State
*AAC Program Fee- Phase II $3,000.00 $3,000.00
In-China Facilitator Fee $1,100.00 $1,100.00
Special Donation - China $1000.00 $1000.00
Child's Visa Fee $325.00 $325.00
Post Adoption Fee $1,500.00 $500.00
Post-Placement Retainer $500.00 $500.00

Refunded after completion





China's Fees (Disbursed In-Country)

Orphanage Fee (Donation) $5,800.00 Estimate
Paper Processing Fee (While in China) $2,200.00 Estimate
Transportation & Guide Fees $1,800 to $2,000 Estimate
Sub-Total $9,800.00 to $10,000 Estimate
*Fees paid in China are approximate and vary between provinces. Fees may be affected by current exchange rate. These fees are paid to various entities in China. As a courtesy, AAC can wire payment to China on your behalf. Credit cards are not accepted.

Estimated Travel Expenses

Airfare (International and Domestic) $800.00- $2,000.00 Per Person (2 years & older)
Hotel and Food $1,000.00- $3,000.00

Depending on personal travel preferences

Airfare or Train (In China Travel)

$200.00 - $400.00

Per person depending on individual itinerary
Orphanage or finding site visits May be arranged through AAC's China Coordinator Fees vary
Miscellaneous Expenses Don't forget to budget in shopping and sightseeing!
Sub-Total $5,000.00- $10,000.00 (or more depending on individual travel preferences)

Miscellaneous Fees

Colorado Out of State
Update Homestudy  (previous AAC family) $1,200.00 X Fees Vary by Agency
Update Homestudy  (clients new to AAC) $1,600.00 X Fees Vary by Agency
Update Homestudy (during a current adoption process) $600.00 X Fees Vary by Agency
Colorado TRAILS Clearance $28.00 X Per Couple
USCIS Processing Fee $890.00 $890.00 Includes Fingerprinting
USCIS Fingerprints (Per Adult) $39.50 $39.50
I-800A Supplement 3 $360.00 $360.00
Passport- Please Apply ASAP $100.00 $100.00
Chinese Visa (per person for 4 day turn around) $140.00 $140.00 Courier required
Court Fee for Validation of Adoption $167.00 X
Birth Certificate Fee $37.00 X

* AAC Program Fee Phases I and II include fees for adoption consultation, case administration, state and federal immigration filing assistance, and liaison services with international adoption entities.

Fees are subject to change without notice

For an in depth description of fees charged, please click HERE.

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