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About The Children
Children waiting in Colombia for forever families are 2 years of age or older, sibling groups, and children under 8 that have special needs. Due to recent positive law changes in Colombia, over 5,000 children are now available for adoption.
Colombian children come from a variety of ethnic groups that make up Colombia’s rich cultural heritage. These groups are Latino-Colombian, African-Colombian, and European-Colombian.
Colombian Institute of Child Welfare (ICBF) charges no administrative fees for adoption services.
Travel and Time Frame
TravelAdopting from Colombia is a one-trip process about 3-5 weeks long.
Time FrameThe average time between referral and picking up the child is about 4-6 months. The entire adoption process can take about 18-36 months.
CHI has worked with adoptions in Latin America for 25 years and in Colombia for over 10 years. Our team in Colombia has many years of experience and takes great care of our families from start to finish. CHI’s International Specialist is an adoptive mom and also has over 25 years of experience. She is bilingual and will be available should you have any questions before and during your stay. We look forward to helping you adopt from Colombia!
Want To Learn More
CHI will be happy to talk with you to discuss your hopes and dreams concerning adopting from Colombia. Please contact us to schedule a phone call. We are pleased to go over the entire process and answer any questions you might have.
We are very excited about our Colombian vacation program! Families host older children in a summer and winter program. Many find their forever families through this program. CHI works exclusively with Frontier Horizons, who has many years of hosting experience. Contact us for more details!
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Click here to go to the Centers for Disease Control Website on International Adoption!