Application sent to Spence-Chapin
Phone Interview with Hannah Chatalbash at Spence-Chapin
Child Needs worksheet FAXed to Spence-Chapin
Approval letter received from Spence-Chapin
Began Adoption Learning Partners Course for Hague Education
Mailed initial Homestudy Application to Lutheran Community Svcs
Mailed Verification papers, Most recent IRS Form 1040, Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificate, Washington State Patrol form, Monthly Household Expenses form, Guardianship form, Washington State Child Abuse and Neglect Findings Request and Financial Statement Form to Nora at LCSNW
Informed Consent and Release of Liability for Child Abuse Background Screening for Utah mailed
Child Medical forms for all kids mailed
Idaho Child Protection Central Registry Check for Foster Care and Adoption notarized and mailed.
FBI Fingerprinting for Home Study
Home Walk-Thru and Kids Interview with Nora – Homestudy
Birth and Marriage Certificates ordered - Vitalchek
Homestudy – 2nd Visit
Home Study Draft Received and Sent to Spence-Chapin for Review
Home Study final and notarized received from Nora Searing at LCSNW
USCIS application I-800A mailed via Priority Mail
USCIS case received.
Fingerprint Appointment at USCIS
Mike’s 2nd Fingerprint Appointment at USCIS
USCIS Approval Received!
Dossier mailed to Spence-Chapin via Express Mail (USPO) with apostille check.
Spence-Chapin mailed back our Dossier because it was incomplete- I didn’t realize that getting everything apostilled was a whole separate process.
Dossier documents mailed to Montana, Idaho, and Washington Secretaries of State for Apostille certification.
Dossier mailed to Spence-Chapin via Express Mail.
Dossier mailed to South Africa. Yay!
Dossier received in South Africa.
Referral Phone Call and Email from Ben at Spence-Chapin
Medical Review with Center for Adoption Medicine at University of Washington
I-800 Submitted by Ben at Spence-Chapin
I-800 received at USCIS and forwarded to NBC
I-800 Provisional Approval received. Now to set a court date.
Received Court Date
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