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We are not accepting applications for Guatemala at this time.

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status of the Guatemala program.

Guatemala Adoption Information

At A Glance

Parent Requirements: No more than 48 years between younger parent and child; some flexibility for older children. Single women accepted.
Children: Healthy infants and some toddlers; some special needs; Mestizo (mixed European/MayanIndian ancestry) and some Mayan Indian.
Waiting Time: Child referral is 0-2 months after dossier submission for boys and 1-5 months for girls (infants). In-country process takes approx. 6-11 months from child acceptance to travel. These estimates vary depending upon the orphanage/foster care program.
Travel: One or both parent(s) may travel; approximately 4-5 day trip.  Travel expenses $2,500 - $3,500. Escort option also available. Escort fee is $3,000.

Your MAPS Guatemala Adoption Coordinator

Kimberly NuteKimberly Nute, BA, has worked at MAPS for ten years, assisting families with the adoption process and accompanying many of them on their adoption journeys to various countries. In addition to Guatemala, during her years with MAPS she has worked with hundreds of families in our China program and facilitated adoptions from India and Bulgaria as well.
Phone: (207) 775-4101

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