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

Service Amount  Due/Refund
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
Pakistani Attorney   $1,000
Approximate Total $9,820

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.