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Lithuania Adoption Fast Facts

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

Married couples living outside Lithuania may only adopt sibling groups of three or more, children with special needs, or children 8 years or older.

For up-to-date information, visit the Lithuania 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.

Lithuania Adoption Fast Facts
  • 2014 Adoptions: 14 children

  • Hague Country: Yes

  • Estimated Total Cost: Unknown

  • Profile of Children: 73% of children are between 5 and 12 years old (2013). Children up to age 18 may be adopted. Children 10 years and older must consent to the adoption.

  • Parent Ages: Adoptive parents must be at least 18 and generally no older than 50, however exceptions can be made if it is deemed in the best interest of the child.

  • Family Status: Married heterosexual couples only. Lithuanian law does not recognize same-sex marriage.

  • Travel: Parents must travel to Lithuania to complete the adoption.

  • Timeline: Generally between six months and two years.

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