Gay Surrogacy Laws

You may have many questions surrounding laws for gay surrogacy, and Global Surrogacy is here to help you get them answered and begin a journey that can give you what you have always longed for.

Laws About Gay Surrogacy

What is the Law Surrounding Surrogacy for Gay Couples or Singles?

We understand that the gay surrogacy laws can be confusing and the process frustrating. Global Surrogacy is run by a gay couple who have first-hand experience of the surrogacy process, including all the stresses that can go with it.

As well as having first-hand experience, they also have experience with working in the allied health and legal industries, so they are in the best position to advise others about surrogacy laws.

As a gay couple, you are completely eligible to access a surrogacy program within the state of California in the USA. Surrogacy programs are available no matter what your sexual orientation is, and you do not need to be married. This is one of the reasons that California is considered to be the most surrogate-friendly state. Consequently, it also carries the heftiest price tag. It has been legal since 2013.

Similarly, in Texas, gay couples can also take advantage of the surrogacy programs on offer but, unlike California, they need to be married.

For lesbian couples, depending on the state, some laws around gay surrogacy will allow both mothers to be named on the birth certificate, and others will only allow one. For further clarification, please contact us.

As a single gay man or woman, you can also access the program in Russia, but this is only available to singles and not couples. When the birth certificate is issued, it will only list one intended parent on it.

Single women can also use the surrogacy program in Greece, but this is not available for single men or gay couples.


A brief outline of the step-by-step process of surrogacy is as follows:

IPs complete a profile and bio and undertake blood tests and sperm analysis (as applicable)

IPs provide identity documents and a Police check

IPs sign agreement with Global Surrogacy;

IPs obtain a medical letter setting out their medical indications for surrogacy;

IPs obtain ORIGINAL marriage, birth and change of name certificates;

IPs pay the first instalment in accordance with the Global Surrogacy invoice;

IPs are offered a surrogate mother;

Under our direction IPs will be assigned a Greek lawyer to prepare surrogacy agreement and court documents;

IPs travel to Greece to execute the surrogacy agreement, undergo testing and assessment by the clinic and commence the court application

IPs will meet all relevant clinic staff and provide their instructions on embryo transfer to the clinic

IPs provide gametes or embryos if applicable

We Provide Surrogate Services Internationally

Surrogacy Laws For LGBTQI Couples: Why Work With Global Surrogacy?

Global Surrogacy work with you throughout your journey, so whether you are in a gay couple or you are single, we can help you to find a program that matches your needs and will be able to give you a much-longed-for child.

No matter which gay surrogacy country you choose for your surrogacy program, you can rest assured that Global Surrogacy acts as your point of contact and will help to take the stress out of the situation. As we have a lot of experience, we can usually resolve your queries then and there without the need to wait for international clinicians or lawyers to be within their working hours.

We can also arrange for you to have video conferences or face-to-face meetings with clinicians, case managers or your surrogate if you wish to. We do everything we can to make your journey as smooth as possible.

Contact us today to arrange an appointment to see how the surrogacy program could work for you and to get our expert advice on the best location for your surrogacy. Contact us online or on the phone, and we will be happy to help you.


All consultancy fees
Donor and Surrogacy agency fees
IVF including ICSI and unlimited embryo transfers
Donor compensation (Payable after retrieval)
Donor stimulation medication
Surrogate mother medical exams
Surrogate mother medication for preparation and standard infections
Surrogacy contract and legal fees for Court application
Surrogate mother transportation and accommodation fees
Surrogate compensation
Support medication after embryo transfer for surrogate
Pregnancy test
Review of surrogate application/medical records
Prenatal vitamins
All medical and hospital expenses in the public hospital system
Regular medical visits and tests during pregnancy
Standard prenatal screenings
Surrogate transportation for embryo transfer
Surrogate transportation costs for pre-natal checks and routine medical checks
Fully screened surrogate
Psychologist visits for surrogate during pregnancy
Airport transfers for IPs on arrival for birth
Complications arising for the surrogate during delivery or pregnancy
Medical and hospital costs for delivery
Post birth care of surrogate by doctor and clinic
Surrogate transportation home
Issue of registered birth certificate
Notary and apostile fees for standard documents
Fees for citizenship and passport applications;

Our payment schedule sets out the instalments you will pay us over the duration of your journey. All fees are paid directly to Global Surrogacy. Our payment schedule’s features are as follows:


Identifies milestones and payments on a monthly basis.


Identifies the cost of additional services and contingencies.


Offers Packages for greater certainty of the total costs.


Is payable in Euros or US dollars.

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Creating Happy Stories Globally

Read what some of our clients have had to say about our programs and the support we provide.

Ed and Jess

Global Surrogacy enabled us to achieve our dreams by helping us bring our babies home. We had twins born through surrogacy in America and Global Surrogacy explained everything we needed to do and helped us every step of the way. They were always contactable and went out of their way to make it happen as smoothly as possible.

Andry and Kenny

Global Surrogacy is great. Very friendly and very helpful. Will always recommend them to others definitely. They will get back to your email immediately once they see it and they always follow up with you to make sure everything is sorted.

Josh and Paul

We contacted Global Surrogacy after learning of potentially difficult circumstances beginning to present themselves legally in our self-managed surrogacy program.

From the moment they agreed to partner with us on our journey, Global Surrogacy was a constant source of comfort and reassurance for us.


Global Surrogacy provides the right and timely advice you need in your surrogacy journey.Their role in reviewing all the legal contracts, advising the regulatory compliance is pivotal and is a safeguard of your successful surrogacy journey.

Mr and Mrs D

Global Surrogacy's experience, skill and knowledge in the highly complicated area of International Commercial Surrogacy, not only helped us to complete our required paperwork, it made our whole experience so much more relaxed. We felt secure knowing that we had a professional to assist us with every step required for the legalities in our state.

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