Surrogacy is legal in India.
Birth certificate will be issued in the name of the Genetic parents/Intended parent.
The surrogates name will not be mentioned in the Birth Certificate.
You are requested to find out prevailing laws in your country or from your respective consulate in Mumbai to facilitate and expedite the process for you to carry your baby back to your hometown (Read this letter about Surrogacy Issues Involving Foreigners). We also offer to help you with contact with a lawyer to expedite your paperwork.
The Indian Health Ministry has appointed the Indian Council For Medical Research (ICMR) to formulate guidelines for supervising Assisted Reproductive Clinics in India. The ICMR has formulated guidelines after debates and consensus after two years of multi-city meetings & national debates. The guidelines can be found on the ICMR official website (Chapter 3 of the guidelines lists the Surrogacy requirements and Birth Certificate details). These guidelines are due to be tabled in the Indian Parliament for them to be passed as a Law. Presently, all IVF clinics are supposed to work under these Guidelines which should be considered “legal”. We have been coordinating and helping intended parents with paper-work requested by various consulates and have the experience to guide you to correspond with your respective consulate in Mumbai.
We encourage potential patients to talk to parents from abroad who have already completed their families using our Surrogacy Program. Please write to parents who have undergone Surrogacy Program with us. There are a few of our successful clients who are willing to act as our Global ambassadors. You can find their details on our link for global ambassadors.
We have a Legal Firm which helps us with the legal aspects of the surrogacy program. You could contact them in case you need help at the Consulate. You can find their details at the email addresses: