Adoption Timeline


Our Adoption Timeline
Here is a snapshot of an international adoption timeline (provided to us by our agency):


 (the little car is where we are now)

Here are some specific dates for our adoption:

October 9, 2013
Talked with local agency about adoption for the first time.

January 1, 2014
Filled out our official application to adopt.

January 14, 2014
Approved to move foward with the adoption.

January 17, 2014
Began paperwork for the home study.

January 31, 2014
First home study meeting.

Febuary 13, 2014
Second home study meeting.

March 1, 2014
Third home study meeting.

March 29, 2014
Fourth (last) home study meeting.

May 5, 2014
Home Study APPROVED!

May 16, 2014
Began working on the dossier.

June 7, 2014
Sent in our paperwork for the I-800A

July 5, 2014
Went to be fingerprinted for our I-800A

July 24, 2014
Received our approval for our I-800A (797 paper)

July 25, 2014
Had our documents authenticated at the Secretary of State's Office

July 29, 2014
Sent our Dossier to our agency to be reviewed

August 18, 2014
Dossier is sent to China!!

What is coming:
Dossier - LID
Referral
Placement
Visits
Post Adoption Papework