Nightlight Home Study Providers are authorized under 22CFR part 96, to complete home studies for Convention and Non-Convention cases for prospective adoptive parents who reside overseas. For U.S. citizens living abroad, Nightlight staff home study providers are able to provide the full range of home study services abroad, including required pre-adoption education as well as the formal home study. Our experienced home study providers have provided pre-adoptive education and home study services to clients residing overseas.
When contracting with Nightlight to provide home study services in another country, it is important that there is verification with the other country’s Central Authority, insuring authorization of the home study provider under their jurisdiction. Nightlight works with the Central Authority of the identified country to insure compliance with their adoption regulations.
- Pre-adoption Education: 10 hours of Hague required training, including supportive materials
- Home study visits and education provided within your home, conducted over a 3-day period.
- Follow up support provided via SKYPE and email
Home study fee: $2,500
Home Study Provider Travel: flight, hotel, meals for a 3-day period.
Other: Fingerprint, medical and other document fees required by USCIS.