No, Lifetime does not require a fee to apply. Which is rare.

Most organizations charge an application fee, however Lifetime’s application process is free. We feel it is important to assess your situation and determine if we can help you in building your family, without charging a fee, until we both mutually decide to work together under contract.

You can fill out a secure application on our site by clicking here, or request one be emailed to you. Please be sure to submit a current photo of your family with your application.

Our review committee will review your completed application and you should hear within 10 to 14 days. If we feel you match the criteria that our birth mothers are currently seeking. We will set up a phone conference with you.

Please note, your application will not be processed until a photo is received. You may submit your photo via our online application, regular mail or scan it and email it to us. Please be sure to add your name to the photo or email.

Please email photos to [email protected].

You can mail your photo to our office at:

Lifetime Adoption
ATTN: Application Dept.
400 Idaho Maryland Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Once we receive your completed application and photo, please allow 3 to 10 business days to thoroughly process your file. We will then be in touch with you via the email address and phone number that you have provided in your application. Please check your voice mail and email frequently should we have questions regarding your application.

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