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Panama Adoption Fast Facts

Discover fast facts about Panama adoption plus find links to helpful resources and adoption agencies placing children from Panama in your state.

Panama AdoptionPanama has a small adoption program, and very few agencies work there. In the last decade, there have been only a handful of adoptions to the United States. Panamian citizens are given preference for adoption.

For up-to-date information, visit the Panama page of the U.S. State Department’s website. Get parent-to-parent advice and support in the International Adoptive Families group in our online community, Adoptive Families Circle.

Panama Adoption Fast Facts
  • 2013 Adoptions: 4 children

  • Hague Country: Yes

  • Estimated Total Cost: $30,000 to $40,000

  • Profile of Children: Most children are between three and 16 years old, have siblings, or have special needs.

  • Parent Ages: Adoptive parents must be between 18 and 45 years older than the child.

  • Family Status: Both married couples and singles may adopt. Couples must be married for at least two years. Same sex couples are not allowed to adopt.

  • Travel: In the case of couples, both parents must travel to Panama for at least a week to bond with their child. At least one parent must remain in Panama to process the adoption. Total travel time is about two months.

  • Timeline: Usually one to two years.

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