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Alert: Peru Temporarily Suspends Adoptions

September 20, 2016

The Peruvian government announced a suspension of all adoptions (domestic and international) pending an internal review of adoption procedures and cases over the past five years.  

Peruvian officials said this review stems, at least in part, from concerns related to post-adoption reporting compliance. We are working with the Peruvian Central Authority to seek more information on the terms of the suspension and to address concerns involving adoptions to the United States.

Please continue to monitor adoption.state.gov for updated information on intercountry adoption in Peru.