US citizenship and therefore a US passport for children born through surrogacy may be thrown into doubt.  Apparently Trump is linking the issue to illegal immigration and considering an executive order to stop “birthright citizenship”. The USA is one of few countries that grant citizenship automatically to a child born on US soil. https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-says-he-plans-to-sign-executive-order-ending-birthright-citizenship

I recently read a Spanish media report that highlighted problems and delays being faced by Spanish IPs undertaking surrogacy in Ukraine.  It reported on concerns the Spanish consular staff in Kiev had with the legitimacy of some surrogacy arrangements undertaken by Spanish nationals.  It was also the Spanish consular officials who had some days earlier […]

Yet another client has managed to complete the exit process from Tbilisi, Georgia in record time.  In our earlier post we set out a timeline for an unmarried de-facto couple.  Now this timeline is for a married couple but the mum was alone in Georgia, apart from her mum and her 3 year old twins!! […]

UPDATE: We have another client who had a son born in Tbilisi, Georgia 2 days ago so we will see how their exit process goes based on the precedent described below. Global Surrogacy has clients from across the globe undertaking surrogacy programs in 6 different countries. Yet as diverse as our clients tend to be, […]

447 days after he was born through surrogacy in China, a child was finally granted Australian citizenship. An Australian man approached me late last year seeking assistance because his son born through surrogacy in China had been waiting for 10 months for Australian citizenship. This Intended Parent had been enticed by the offer of low […]

The number of clients doing surrogacy in Greece is small but Dr G’s magical hands are achieving phenomenal success. To date, ALL of our clients, undertaking the Greek surrogacy program have achieved viable pregnancies – the most recent will have a baby by November. Others are back in Australia already and one set of twins. […]

Canada Surrogacy Update

August 18th, 2017

5 babies in the last 3 months to Intended Parents doing surrogacy in Canada. We have had babies born in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. Our intended parents have been married straight couples, gay couples, couples where a biological parent was not an Australian citizen and parents with no biological link to the child. We […]

Surrogacy Baby Boom

August 18th, 2017

The last 4 months have been busy. Welcome to the world and welcome home to Australia – 9 newborn citizens to 8 intended parent couples, born in 4 countries – Mexico, USA, Canada, Greece. While all parents arrived home with their child without incident or delay it gave us an opportunity to compare the service […]

In the past week there have been media reports of an Australian couple having difficulty obtaining an Australian passport for their child born through surrogacy in Canada some time ago. Based on the media reporting the problem has arisen because the intended parents did not apply for an Australian passport for their child soon after […]

We are hosting a conference in Melbourne on Thursday 2 June at The Blackman, 452 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne. The conference commences at 4:00pm with presentations and plenty of time for questions. Light refreshments will be provided, commencing at 3:30pm, and speakers from USA, Canada and Greece will present an overview of surrogacy in their […]