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Philippines Adoption Fast Facts

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

Philippines AdoptionIn January 2011, the Philippines Inter-Country Adoption Board announced a moratorium on new applications from many service providers in order to focus on applications that had already been filed. The ban did not apply to special needs children or intra-family adoptions. The intention was to lift the ban once the ICAB had met the needs of half of the current applicants, but no announcements to that effect have been made.

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

Philippines Adoption Fast Facts
  • 2013 Adoptions: 178 children

  • Hague Country: Yes

  • Estimated Total Cost: $20,000 to $30,000

  • Profile of Children: 28% are between one and four years old. 72% are five years and older. 53% are boys (2012).

  • Parent Ages: Parents must be at least 27 years old, and must be between 16 and 45 years older than the child.

  • Family Status: Both married couples and singles may adopt; married couples must show they are in a stable relationship, and must adopt together.

  • Travel: Parents must travel to the Philippines for roughly a week.

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