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Trip 1, there is a five day matching period before adoption. This has been done via zoom due to Covid and it is unclear when this might change.
Trip 2, once adoption is completed overseas and the passport for the child has been obtained, you will be notified to travel. At least one parent should plan to travel, this trip will be about a week, you will visit the embassy and medical clinic with the child.
The process outlined above reflects the timeline that families have experienced. It is important to understand that your adoption journey may be slightly different. Family Connections, Inc. and our Bulgarian Supervised Foreign Service Providers (SFSP) will work with your family to determine the best option for your family, related to travel. Your Bulgarian SFSP will arrange for your local travel, accommodations. You will be met at the airport and accompanied at all times by your SFSP. Family Connections, Inc. will provided you with traveling prep as well as help or instruction once you are in Bulgaria.
Family Connections, Inc. as your Primary Provider, will continue to provide you with ongoing support to assist your family with the transition home. 4 reports in 2 years. After this Bulgaria wants families to stay in touch, to offer another layer of support to your family.
Family Connections, Inc. will also provide you with information on how to finalize your child's adoption in the U.S. if needed