We’ll start with a quick Q&A about the Latvian program.


Program status?

Open, we are accepting applications.


Where is Latvia?

Latvia is across the Baltic sea from Sweden.


Is it an independent country?

Yes! Latvia is a sovereign country, and a member of the European Union.


Parental requirements?

Parents must be at least 25 years old. Individuals and married couples can adopt. At least one parent must be a US citizen.


How long does it take?

Usually under a year, BUT your child comes home before the process is finalized. See Process section for details.


How much does it cost?

Agency fee is $8,500. Program fee is $9,000. Case management is $9,800. In-country services are $4,000. Details are in the Financial section.



Generally 9 and up. If a child is a part of a sibling group, then as young as possible. Orphan Court makes special determinations about the children available for adoption by foreign citizens.

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