Chapter I of the Family Code of Panama contemplates adoption as a family legal institution in which both parents and adopted children enjoy the same rights as any family in which children are conceived naturally.
On the other hand, in Panama there is no law that expressly regulates surrogacy as a legal technique, nor does it prohibit it, so we would not find ourselves faced with a legal vacuum in which initiating a process of this nature would pose a high risk for the parents and, above all, the well-being of the baby.
Read the full article on: Surrogacy in Panama: Legal Situation ( 66).
By Natalia Álvarez (project manager) and Romina Packan (babygest staff).
Last Update: 12/16/2019