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Dominican Republic Adoption Fast Facts

Discover fast facts about Dominican Republic adoption plus find links to helpful resources and adoption agencies placing children from Dominican Republic in your state.

The Dominican Central Authority (CONANI) is responsible for the administrative phase of an international adoption. Before an adoption can be approved, both parents must first travel to the Dominican Republic for a one to two month cohabitation period with their child.

For up-to-date information, visit the Dominican Republic page of the U.S. State Department’s website. Get parent-to-parent advice and support in the International Adoptive Families group in our online community, Adoptive Families Circle.

Dominican Republic Adoption Fast Facts
  • 2014 Adoptions: 9 children

  • Hague Country: Yes

  • Estimated Total Cost: $25,000 to $35,000

  • Profile of Children: 46% of children are 1 to 4 years old (2013). Children 12 years and older must consent to their own adoption.

  • Parent Ages: Prospective adoptive parents must be between 30 and 60 years old and at least 15 years older than the child.

  • Family Status: Married heterosexual couples only. Same-sex couples and singles may not adopt.

  • Travel: Both parents should be prepared to travel to the Dominican Republic prior to the adoption, to complete a mandatory one to two month cohabitation period with their child.

  • Timeline: Usually completed within nine or 10 months.

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