Adopting in Haiti

Children Available for Adoption:

Children are aged 1 year or older at the time of referral, sibling groups, older children (6+), and children with special needs. CAS specializes in relative adoptions from Haiti.

Parent Requirements: Couples, ages 30-50, who have been married at least 5 years. For couples, only one parent must be 30 years old. Single women, age 35-50.

Travel Requirements: One trip to Haiti for one day. Travel may vary due to unrest in country.

Adoption Timeline:
24-plus months from dossier submission to match to a child
12-16 months from match until finalization

Haiti Program Highlights

  • Available children are 6 months and older at the time of referral and in good overall health.
  • Re-accredited by IBESR (the Haitian Central Adoption Authority) every two years and have a long-standing program in the country.