Laos Suspends International Adoptions

Adoption Alert: Laos
Government of Laos Announces Suspension of Intercountry Adoption

March 30, 2012

The Office of the Government of Laos announced on February 20, 2012, that the authorization to allow foreigners to adopt Lao children is suspended until appropriate regulations and procedures are
established on intercountry adoption. Updated information will be provided as it becomes available on adoption.state.gov.