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 Pakistan
|Application Fee||$200|| Due at time of application submission.
Refundable if application is not accepted
|Program Fee #1||$3,000|| Due to NSK upon approval of the home study.
50% refundable if family withdraws before USCIS approval
|Program Fee #2||$2,800|| Due when USCIS approval is received.
50% refundable if family withdraws before dossier submission
|Total||$6,000||Plus fully refundable post placement escrow of $1000|
$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 Pakistan Program
|Home Study (estimate)||$2,000|
|Education coursework online||$200.00|
|USCIS and fingerprint for couple||$890.00|
|Airfare for 2 adults (estimate)||$3,000.00|
|Child US Visa||$230.00|
|International Medical Consults (estimate and optional)||$400.00|
|Visa Medical Exam||$100.00|
|Hotels/Apartments and transportation||$2,000.00 and up|
Post Guardianship Costs
|Post Placement Reports||$1,000.00 (estimate)|
|State Adoption||$2,500.00 (estimate)|
|Total Estimated Post Placement Costs||$3,500.00 (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.