Clearly, any single parent, gay person or unmarried partners from foreigner countries are ineligible for commissioning
surrogacy in India.
Provisions applicable to OCI/PIO card holder for commissioning surrogacy in India:-
OCI/PIO Cardholders coming to India for commissioning surrogacy will not require a separate Medical Visa. However, on arrival to
India and before commissioning surrogacy, they will have to obtain a special permission from the FRRO/FRO concerned. Such permission may
be granted by the FRRO/FRO concerned subject to the following conditions:-
The foreign man and woman are duly married and the marriage should have sustained at least for two years.
A letter from the Embassy of the foreign country in India or the Foreign Ministry of the country should be enclosed with the visa
application stating clearly that
(a) the country recognizes surrogacy and (b) the child/children to be born to
the commissioning couple through the Indian surrogate mother will be permitted entry into their country as a biological child/children of the
couple commissioning surrogacy.
The couple will furnish an undertaking that they would take care of the child/children born through surrogacy.
The treatment should be done only at one of the registered Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) clinics recognized by ICMR.
The couple should produce a duly notarized agreement between the applicant couple and the prospective Indian surrogate mother.
Before granting exit to the child/children born through commissioning of surrogacy in such cases, the FRRO/FRO concerned
will ensure the following:-
(A)The OCI/PIO Cardholder had obtained the requisite prior permission from the FRRO/FRO concerned for commissioning surrogacy as
(B)The OCI/PIO Cardholder is carrying a certificate from the ART clinic concerned regarding the fact that the child/children have
been duly taken custody of by the OCI/PIO Cardholder and the liabilities towards the Indian surrogate mother have been fully discharged as
per the Agreement.
(C)A copy of the Birth Certificate (s) of the surrogate child/children will be retained by the FRRO/FRO along with photocopies of
the passport and OCI/PIO card of the OCI/PIO cardholder.
Documents to be submitted by the foreign nationals to FRROs/FROs for exit permission in case of Surrogacy cases:-
Accommodation for Overseas Couples getting Surrogacy at ‘UROGYN’:-
‘Urogyn’ is located in serene part of North-West Delhi. Hotel Crowne Plaza Rohini and Hotel Radisson Blu Paschim Vihar are
3 and 5 kms away from Urogyn and provide 5-star facilities to their customers; Both the places are accustomed to International clients.