Who Can Be Adopted from Peru

Two Peruvian girls.


Abandonment: Only children who have been declared abandoned by a judge are eligible for an intercountry adoption.

Age of Adoptive Child: DGA matches children of all ages. However, DGA prioritizes the adoption of children older than 9 years. The DGA team evaluates the application and expectations of the prospective parents to maximize the well-being of each child.

Sibling Adoptions: DGA prioritizes the adoption of sibling groups.

Special Needs or Medical Conditions: DGA prioritizes the adoption of children with special needs or medical conditions.

Waiting Period or Foster Care: Matching could take several months and sometimes years.

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