Who can participate in Surrogacy programmes and where?
|COUNTRY||SURROGACY AN OPTION FOR||REQUIREMENTS||BIOLOGICAL LINK TO BABY||PATERNITY & PASSPORT|
Read more about Surrogacy in Ukraine here
|Medical reason for surrogacy (female infertility and must meet certain criteria)Couples with a combined age under 110||At least one parent must have a biological link (this depends on nationality and laws in this country)Egg donors are usually Ukrainian phenotypes but other ethnic groups can be sourced. Sperm donors are local donors||Both parents appear on the birth certificate as the surrogate has no legal rights under Ukrainian law. The baby typically inherits the nationality of the father and an application to the father’s embassy must be made to obtain travel documents or full passport before the baby can travel home. Wait times depend on each embassy.|
Read more about Surrogacy in Mexico here
|Single Intended Parents (male & female)Heterosexual Married CouplesLGBTIUnmarried Couples||None||Intended Parents can opt for Sperm and/or egg donors and also adopt embryos for surrogacy programs. Mexico offers a wide range of different egg donor phenotypes.||Paternity granted via a court decision. Baby obtains a Mexican passport and family can travel home within a month.|