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Why Choose Honduras?

    Honduras Adoption

    EAC is working in cooperation with the Central Authority IHNFA - Instituto Hondureño de la Niñez y la Familia to complete adoptions in Honduras. Honduras is a very flexible program. The majority of files in country have already been approved and are on the wait list waiting to be matched to a referral.

    EAC has families traveling to Honduras. The laws have changed as of September 10th, 2013 it is official! IHNFA will be processing cases much faster! We expect many referrals in the next few months for our families whose files are registered in Honduras.

The Children

Children Available for Adoption in Honduras
  • The children of Honduras have olive to dark or semi dark complexions, dark eyes and dark hair.
  • Children 2-10 years are available.
  • Sibling groups are available, older sibling groups of 2 or 3 children are immediately available, they wait for families!

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Travel Requirements

Travel Requirements for a Honduras Adoption
  • Honduras requires three short trips.
  • The first trip is approximately 7-10 days.  Parents receive their referral and undergo family interview and psychological examination. Parents also visit with the child and go to court.
  • The second trip is approximately 2 months later and lasts about 5-7 days. Parents will sign paperwork on this trip.
  • The third trip is approximately 2 weeks long and takes place 2-3 weeks after the 2nd trip and consists of U.S. Embassy appointment.
  • Both parents are required to travel on the first and second trip to meet the child/children.
  • One parent may travel on the third trip with proper power of attorney, after child's passport is issued.
  • Our experienced English speaking staff is there to help you every step of the way!

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Time Frame

Time Frame for a Honduras Adoption
  • Approximate time frame from approval of dossier in country to finalization of adoption is approximately 24-30 months as of now.

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Post Adoptive Requirements

Post Adoptive Requirements for a Honduras Adoption
  • All families must submit post-adoptive reports following social worker visits at 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, and 12 months; followed by semi-annual reports at 18 and 24 months. Annual reports are to be submitted until minor turns 18 years of age.