FORM I-800A

Application For Determination of Suitability To Adopt A Child From A Convention Country

Introduction

For adjudicating the eligibility and suitability of the applicant(s) to adopt a child who habitually resides in a Hague Adoption Convention country.

OR
Check My Eligibility

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Filing Fee

$775


Edition Date

12/23/16
(Starting 02/21/17. USCIS will only accept the 12/23/16 edition.)


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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

Regular Mail:

USCIS,
P.O. Box 660087
Dallas, TX 75266

Express Mail and Courier Service deliveries:

USCIS,
ATTN: Hague
2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business,
Suite 400,
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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