Yannir Goldsmid

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2018-02-03 at 21:16:43

Yannir is a founder of Lotus Surrogacy. Dividing his time between Ukraine and Israel, Yannir is on hand to welcome intended parents and look after all their needs. He understands the Ukraine system intimately. Yannir has handled the  logistical aspects of over 200 surrogacy cases in India, Nepal and Ukraine over the last 12 years.

Yannir Goldsmid


The family-building landscape both domestically and internationally is becoming increasingly complex. Fall-out from the Covid pandemic as well as the war in Ukraine have had flow on effects to both surrogate availability and agency capacities globally. In some environments, such as Australia, new regulations are making it even harder for intended parents to engage in […]

In my capacity as an expert on cross-border surrogacy globally, I was invited to an International Forum In Cambridge, UK on 29-30 June this year. Experts were weighted towards lawyers and non-profits from the UK, US & Australia, with reasonable representation from Switzerland,  China, Hong Kong, South Africa & New Zealand and much smaller representation of […]

Ukraine airspace has opened and airlines such as Lufthansa & Ukraine International Airlines are operating limited flights from Frankfurt, Amsterdam and London If you need a visa to enter, Ukraine E-Visa applications are closed. Instead, apply for a visa to your nearest Ukraine embassy via post Flight Bookings Qatar is flying into European hubs from […]