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

Service Amount  Due/Refund
Application Fee  $200  Due at time of application submission.

Refundable if application is not accepted

NSK Agency Fee  $4,400 Due when Home Study is approved for USCIS submission
Morocco Program Fee  $4,000 Due upon USCIS approval *Refundable if guardianship fails*
Transportation & Support in Morocco  $3,000  Due before travel to Morocco *$1,300 will be refunded if Adoptive Parents do not travel* 
Zakat/Sadaqah Orphan Support Programs  $2,000  Due before departure to Morocco.*Refunded if Parents do not take a child by Kafala* 
Post Adoption Administrative Fee   $600 *Fully refundable if Parents do not take a child by Kafala* 
Total  $14,200


$1,000 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.

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) $600.00 payable in cash in Morocco
Childcare Fee $900.00
Document and processing fee $900.00
 Hotels/Apartments for 4 weeks  $2,500.00
Moroccan name change  $200.00
Approximate Total $11,280

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.