Note: The U.S. State Department has issued travel warnings due to narcotics-related terrorism and other criminal activities.
In 2011, U.S. citizens adopted approximately 216 children from Colombia. Children available for adoption are healthy infants, newborn to 18 months, as well as older and special needs children. These children reside in foster care and orphanages.
Visit the Adoption Directory for Colombia Adoption Agencies and other professionals and services.
Travel required: Yes; one trip, approximately 3-8 weeks.
Convention Country?: Yes.
Singles accepted: Yes.
Other: Post-placement reports and supervision are required for six months; childless couples may not specify the gender of the child they wish to adopt.
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