Adoption Timeline

Applied to Options for Youth and Families for Home Study – 7/1/14

Applied to CCAI for adoption services – 7/1/14

Home Study agency approval – 7/1/14

CCAI approval – 7/2/14

First Home Study appointment – 7/9/14

Medical Conditions Checklist completed (match clock starts!) – 7/17/14

Second Home Study appointment + training – 7/22/14

Third Home Study appointment – 8/14/14

Parent Training completed! – 9/4/14

Home Study reviewed by us – 9/17/14

Home Study sent to CCAI for review – 9/18/14

Immigration Paperwork sent in, YAY!! – 10/8/14

Biometric Fingerprints for Immigration – 11/12/14

Immigration Approval – 11/20/14

Documents certified Cuyahoga County: 12/9/14

Documents certified Sandusky County:  12/12/14

Jia’s file received:  12/12/14

Secretary of State certification:  12/17/14

We said YES!!!!:  12/18/14

Letter of intent sent to CCCWA: 12/18/14

Pre approval received: 12/25/14 (Merry Christmas to us!)

Dossier sent to the NY China Consulate:  1/16/15

Dossier sent to CCAI: 2/23/15

Documents to China (DTC) – 3/13/15

Dossier arrives in China – 3/17/15

Dossier Logged In (LID) – 3/20/15

Soft LOA – 5/7/15

Hard LOA – 5/11/15

I800 to lockbox – 5/18/15

GUZ # received (so we can apply for Jia’s Visa) – 6/2/15

Visa application done (DS260) – 6/10/15

Article 5 pick up:  6/18/15

TRAVEL APPROVAL!!: 6/25/15

Consulate Appointment scheduled:  6/26/15 (Appointment scheduled for 7/21/15)

Get on a plane!: 7/8/15

FAMILY DAY!!: 7/13/15

Home from China: 7/25/15

6 month home study visit: 1/6/16

 

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