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Morocco Adoption Fast Facts

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

Moroccan courts award guardianship known as “Kafala” to prospective parents, so the child can immigrate and be adopted once in the U.S. Moroccan residency is not a legal requirement for Kafala, but prosecutors may request proof of residency at any point in the process.

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

Morocco Adoption Fast Facts
  • 2014 Adoptions: 43 children

  • Hague Country: No

  • Estimated Total Cost: Unknown

  • Profile of Children: 75% of children are 2 years and younger. 63% are boys (2013).

  • Parent Ages: Prospective adoptive parents must be at least 25 years old.

  • Family Status: Married couples and single women can adopt. Morocco does not recognize same sex marriage. Parents must be Muslim.

  • Travel: Parents are required to travel to Morocco for the adoption.

  • Timeline: The process can range from three months to two years.

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