The Legal Status in Ukraine
In Ukraine, surrogacy is legal for heterosexual married couples upon medical indications.
Legal regulation of surrogacy relations is determined by the Family Code of Ukraine, since 22 November 2007 Order 1154/5 of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine Changes in Essential Records Register Rules in Ukraine and 23 December 2008 Order 771 of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine the approval of directives for procedure in ART use.
The law in Ukraine specifically states that the baby belongs to the Intended Parents. The surrogate mother has no prenatal rights.
The Birth Certificate will be issued in the name of the child’s parents, even if donor material has been used during conception.
Article 123, section 2 of the family code of Ukraine states that the embryos which were made by IVF by the intended parents and were returned to the womb of another woman the intended parents are his parents.
At least one of the parents must be genetically linked to the baby.
Article 10 of Section 3 of order 1154/5 of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine determines the procedure of registering the Intended Parents and registering the baby as theirs.
Order No 771 of Ukrainian Ministry of Health determines who can become a surrogate and what clinics can undertake IVF and surrogacy procedures in Ukraine.
Our Legal Department in Ukraine
Lotus understands that the best legal advisers must manage surrogacy abroad.
We, at Lotus, have the best legal advisers in Ukraine, in order to closely monitor the surrogacy process and provide the intended parents with true and reliable reports, medically and legally.
Lotus closely monitor all the program.
Lotus office in Ukraine employs legal advisors, who draw the legal contracts between intended parents, and surrogate mother.
Lotus lawyers specializes in Family Laws, are well familiar with surrogacy laws in Ukraine and handled many cases of surrogacy for foreign clients in Ukraine
Experienced local lawyers help to alleviate the concerns accompanying surrogacy processes abroad and the natural tension existing after your baby is born.
Professional and experience handling of relevant paperwork, after the birth of your baby, will shorten the time from birth until the time you return back home, with your new born.
The Surrogacy Clinic in Ukraine
Lotus is been operating since 2009. Our first Australian baby was born in 2016 and since then we are the leading agency for Australian’s in Ukraine.
We are working with the best IVF clinics in Ukraine.
Lotus partner clinic has many years’ experience of treatment leading to the births of children long waited for by their future parents.
Leading experts of our partner clinic have wide experience in the field of reproductive technologies and are as “pioneers” in Ukraine for this type of treatment.
Lotus partner clinic has license to work in fertility, egg donation and surrogacy and works according to the local laws and regulations.
Lotus partner IVF clinic has European standards. It has the most modern equipment, the most advanced IVF procedures, specializes in egg donations and surrogacy.
Ukraine is one of the only countries in the world that law allows surrogacy and egg donation to foreigner as well.