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Hong Kong Adoption Fast Facts

An overview of adopting Hong Kong adoption plus links to helpful resources and adoption agencies placing children from Hong Kong in your state.

Hong Kong AdoptionThe government of Hong Kong shows a preference for adoptive parents who are ethnically Chinese. Parents of other ethnicities have an easier time adopting older or special-needs children.

For up-to-date information, visit the Hong Kong Adoption page on 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.

Hong Kong Adoption Fast Facts
  • 2013 Adoptions: 17 children

  • Hague Country: Yes

  • Estimated Total Cost: $15,000 to $25,000

  • Profile of Children: Children must be between six months and 18 years old. 77% are between one and four years old; 62% are boys (2012).

  • Parents’ Ages: Adoptive parents must be between 25 and 45 years old. Parents over the age of 45 may be considered for older or special-needs children.

  • Family Status: Both married couples and singles may adopt. For singles, preference is given to those with special parenting skills (such as nursing), and those who already have a special-needs child.

  • Travel: Parents should plan to make at least one trip to Hong Kong, and stay for about a week.

  • Timeline: Adoptions are generally completed in one to two years, but it can take longer if the adoptive parents have specific requests.

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