FOR BULGARIA'S PRE-ADOPTIVE FAMILIES

Please read through the lists of requirements below to see if you qualify for adopting from Bulgaria. If you have any questions, please call or email us at info@livinghopeadoption.org

Age Requirements
    Prospective adoptive parents must be at least 15 years older than their adoptive children. There is no upper age limit, although parents over 50 will be encouraged to adopt an older child rather than an infant.
Income Requirements
    There is no minimum income required by Bulgaria. However, you must meet the income requirements provided by USCIS for the child to immigrate. According to USCIS, your household income must be equal to or higher than 125% of the U.S. poverty level for your household size.
Marriage Requirements
    Under Bulgarian law, prospective adoptive parents can be a heterosexual married couple or a single person.
Health of the Adoptive Parents
    Applicants must be generally healthy.
Citizenship Requirements
    At least 1 applicant must be a US Citizen.
Criminal History
    Applicants must disclose all criminal history. Any criminal history will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Number of Children in the Home
    There are no limits on family size!