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The HHAMA Fee applies to the Irish costs for intercountry adoption and is additional to the Sending Country Programme fee. The HHAMA Fee, as approved by the Adoption Authority of Ireland with effect from 1st April 2017,  is currently HHAMA Irish Fees

Charge #1 Registration Fee. Payable on submission of Article 15. €650

€500* assumes

Pre registration fee of

€300 paid

Charge #2 Dossier Fee. Payable on Invitation to submit a dossier to formally  register with a given programme. €4,500
Charge #3 Placement Fee. Payable at time of receipt of referral/ proposed placement  €2,250
Charge #4 Final Fee. Payable prior to adoption completion travel. €2,100
TOTAL HHAMA Fees €9,500

Note: For some country programmes charge 3&4 are levied at the same time as there is a short time between stages of acceptance and travel.

Please check the Country Programme pages for the Sending Country Programme fees.

With effect from 14th May 2019 the following Miscellaneous Fees are introduced, updated 1st November with the change of timing in Stage 3 payment.

Miscellaneous Charges with effect from 14th May 2019

HHAMA Irish Charges

HHAMA Miscellaneous Charges are non-refundable



Pre- Registration Application Fee 

Payable on submission of HHAMA application form by all prospective applicants to avail of our pre-registration service.

€150 of this fee will be credited against the €650 Registration Fee

Change of Country Programme Fee – Applicants formally transferring programme.

Payable on submission of second/subsequent dossier following a formal change of country programme and submission of revised Article 15 and complete new dossier.



Homeland Trip Co-Ordination

Payable at time of submitting HHAMA Homeland Tour Request Form