Adoption Expenses Reimbursement for Active Duty Military

a Service member who adopts a child under 18 years

of age may be reimbursed reasonable and necessary adoption expenses, up to $2,000 per

adoptive child, but no more than $5,000 per calendar year. In the case of two married Service

members, only one member may claim expenses for each adopted child and the couple is limited

to the $5,000 per calendar year maximum. In addition, members are not entitled to

reimbursement expenses if they leave active duty before the adoption is final in accordance with

Reference (d).

Click link below for all the details on eligibility for Adoption Reimbursement.

Click below for a copy of the 3 page Reimbursement Request For Adoption Expenses (DOD Form 2675)