PROGRAM SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
couple or single female applicant of
good character, with a stable, nurturing
marriage (where applicable), and a
commitment to instill in their child a
knowledge and pride in country/culture
adoptive applicant(s) flexible but upper
range should be appropriate for birth
child. No less than 15 years between
child and each adoptive parent.
Exceptions may be considered for
children with special needs;
Applicants may be childless or with
birth or adopted children;
Medical for each adoptive applicant for
HIV, Hep B, and VD;
post placement reports, post placement
medical, and pictures of child and
family by family's caseworker in first
two (2) years.
AIAA GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
To begin the process, see “Getting
Started with AIAA” on web site. If
you live in
Michigan, AIAA will complete home study
and post placement supervision. Out of
State applicants, see “Choosing Out
of State Local Social Service Provider”
on web site.
Completed dossier and updated home study
along with CIS approval required to receive
child referral. Dossier forwarded to
Milossardie for filing with Bulgarian
Central Committee Register.
Following referral from Bulgarian Central
Adoption Committee, Milossardie will visit
child and receive child referral information
to be forwarded to AIAA.
Two (2) trips to Bulgaria required for
approximately five (5) days. For couples,
both parents required to travel for first
trip. One parent can return to escort the
Children receive automatic citizenship
following finalization of adoption in US.
However, parent should apply for Certificate
(As of January 16, 2009)