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Requirements For Adopting Couples

  • Be of the Christian faith and both active members of the same church, where both of you attend weekly
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Married at least 2 years *
  • Have a normal life expectancy
  • Have not declared bankruptcy in the last 24 months
  • At least one spouse must be a US citizen
  • Be able to meet the financial expenses of the adoptive placement and support the child
  • Applicants must be willing to meet birth parents’ requests regarding openness in adoption.

*If it is the second marriage for either party, you and your spouse must be married for at least three years. If it is a third marriage for either party, you and your spouse must be married at least five years.