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Notice - HHAMA Bulgaria programme fees

Helping Hands Adoption Mediation Agency (HHAMA) Bulgaria Programme Fees

Pursuant to Section 6(6) of Statutory Instrument 524 of 2010, Adoption Act 2010 (Accredited Bodies) Regulations 2010, the Adoption Authority of Ireland has approved the following

 

  • Common Programme Fee (confirmed)
  • Bulgaria Programme Fee (confirmed)
  • Common Programme Fee (Reduced) and
  • Bulgarian Programme Fee (Reduced)

 

COMMON PROGRAMME FEE (CONFIRMED)

 

The Common Programme Fee applies to the Irish costs for intercountry adoption and is additional to the Bulgarian Programme fee. This fee was initially decided upon in May 2015.  Previous web notice refers.

 

The approved fee is based on current State funding being provided to Helping Hands Adoption Mediation Agency.  This subject to change and may result in a revised Common Programme Fee in the future.

 

Charge #1        Registration Fee                                                                      €550

Charge #2        3 months after registration                                                    €1,950

Charge #3        Article 15 Assessment Report to Country of Origin               €1,600

Charge #4        Acceptance of referral/proposed placement                         €1,400

Charge #5        At time of travel                                                                      €1,000

 

TOTAL Common Programme Fee                                                                  €6,500                                                

BULGARIA PROGRAMME FEES (CONFIRMED)

 

NGO Vesta (HHAMA’s Partner Agency in Bulgaria) charges the following fees –

 

30% with dossier                                                                                             €1,950

20% with the referral                                                                                     €1,300

50% at time of travel                                                                                      €3,250

 

Total Bulgaria Programme Fee                                                                      €6,500

 

 

COMMON PROGRAMME FEE (REDUCED)

 

The temporary Common Programme Fee (Reduced) applies to the Irish costs for intercountry adoption and is additional to the Bulgarian Programme fee.  It applies only to those prospective adoptive parents whose Article 15 Home Study/Declaration was sent to the Bulgaria previously by Arc Adoption Ltd.

 

The Adoption Authority will write directly to former clients of Arc Adoption Ltd. Regarding this accreditation.

 

The approved fee is based on current State funding being provided to Helping Hands Adoption Mediation Agency.  This is subject to change and may result in a revised Common Programme Fee in the future.

 

Charge #1        Registration Fee                                                          €550

Charge # 2       Acceptance of referral/proposed placement             €1,400

Charge#3        At time of travel                                                          €1,000

 

TOTAL Common Programme Fee (reduced)                                     €2,950

 

 

BULGARIA PROGRAMME FEES (REDUCED)

 

NGO Vesta (HHAMA’s Partner Agency in Bulgaria) charges the following fees –

 

20% with the referral                                                                         €1,300

50% at time of travel                                                                          €3,250

 

Total Bulgaria Programme Fee (Reduced)                                        €4,550

 

The temporary Bulgarian Programme Fee (Reduced) applies to the Bulgarian agency’s costs for intercountry adoption.  It applies only to those prospective adoptive parents whose Article 15 Home Study/ Declaration was sent to the ANIDO agency previously by Arc Adoption Ltd.

 

The Adoption Authority will write directly to former clients of Arc Adoption Ltd. regarding this accreditation.

 

 

DELEGATION OF FUNCTIONS

Pursuant to Article 22 of the 1993 ‘Hague Convention on protection of children and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoption’ (HC-93), the Adoption Authority of Ireland has delegated those functions outlined in Articles 15, 16 and 17 (part) of HC-93 to Helping Hands Adoption Mediation Agency in respect of adoptions from Bulgaria.

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