New Star Kafala’s goal is to operate in the most cost-effective manner possible while maintaining high standards. By working with knowledgeable, ethical and deeply committed partners abroad, we are able to offer professional services in the true spirit of non-profit operation. There are no hidden additional costs in our fees or estimates.
Fees and Additional Costs to Adopt from Morocco
|Due at time of application submission.
Refundable if application is not accepted
|NSK Agency Fee||$5,000||Includes: Home Study coordination, review and supervision, social work, USCIS support and review|
|Morocco Program Fee||$4,000||Dossier support & review, Case coordination, referral. arrangement, date & travel coordination, referral counseling, document review.|
|M&O IAMME Fee||$500|
|Post Placement Supervision & Finalization Fee||$1,000|
|Post Adoption Self Report Escrow Fee||$300|
$300 Mandatory Post Placement Escrow Deposit must be paid before travel date is assigned. It will be fully refunded after post placements and finalization are completed.
Foreign Fee $7,000
- Communication with orphanage, staff and parents before travel regarding referrals and submission of dossier to appropriate institution.
- Transportation of parents and child for all kafala related activity from airport pick up to drop off. Arrangement of various accommodations at family’s expense.
- Accompaniment by lawyer, facilitator and/or translator (depends on region) for all Kafala related appointments.
- Dossier review, arranging translation of dossier and kafala documents at family’s expense).
- Obtain birth certificate, passport, accompany parents to US panel physician, assist with obtaining Visa appointment.
Total Morocco Fee $18,000
Approximate Additional Costs Not Covered by Fees for Morocco Program
|Home Study (estimate)||$2,000 and up|
|Education coursework online||$150.00|
|USCIS and fingerprint for couple||$945.00|
|FedEx/DHL to Morocco||$150.00|
|Airfare for 2 adults||$3,000.00|
|Child US Visa||$230.00|
|Criminal Clearance in Morocco||$10.00|
|International Medical Consults||$300.00|
|Visa Medical Exam||$100.00|
|Express mail for Visa documents in Morocco||$100.00|
|Document Translation (approximate)||$700.00 – $900.00 payable in cash in Morocco|
|Document and processing fee||$900.00|
|Hotels/Apartments for 4 weeks||$2,500.00|
|Moroccan name change||$200.00|
Post Guardianship Costs
|Post Placement Reports||$1,000 (estimate)|
|State Adoption by an attorney||$2500.00 (estimate)|
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*The donations that go towards our work placing Muslim children with Muslim guardians are considered sadaqa. If you indicate your donation is a zakat donation, that donation will go towards other charity programs that are zakat-eligible.