Note: Due to high incidences of fraud, new procedures have been implemented which can be very time-consuming.
In 2011, U.S. citizens adopted approximately eight children from El Salvador. Children available are boys and girls of all ages, healthy and special needs.
Visit the Adoption Directory for El Salvador Adoption Agencies and other professionals and services.
Travel required: Adoptive parents who wish to adopt a particular child who is not related to them must be prepared to reside with the child in El Salvador for at least one year.
Convention Country?: Yes.
Singles accepted: Yes
Other: Parents adopting a child under one year of age cannot be older than 45.
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