For adjudicating the eligibility and suitability of the applicant(s) to adopt a child who habitually resides in a Hague Adoption Convention country.
(Starting 02/21/17. USCIS will only accept the 12/23/16 edition.)
Form I-800A Filing Fee
An $85 fee for biometrics is required for the applicant – and spouse, if any. Additionally, an $85 fee for biometrics is required for each person 18 years of age or older who is living with the applicant. See form instructions for additional details.
Where To File I-800A
P.O. Box 660087
Dallas, TX 75266
Express Mail and Courier Service deliveries:
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business,
Lewisville, TX 75067
I-800A Special Instructions
The Hague Processing Tip Sheet, M-738, provides prospective adoptive parents and adoption service providers with helpful tips for preparing the home studies for Hague Convention adoptions.
Do not send Change of Address Requests to a USCIS Lockbox facility.
Notes on fees:
- An $85 fee for biometrics is required for the applicant (and spouse, if any).
- Additionally, an $85 fee for biometrics is required for each person 18 years of age or older who is living with the applicant.
- Form I-800A, Supplement 1 (Listing of Adult Member of the Household) must also be provided for each adult member of the household, excluding the applicant and applicant’s spouse.
- $360 for Form I-800A, Supplement 3 (Request for Action on Approved Form I-800A), if applicable.
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