Global assistance for Emergency Parent Travel

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-03-28 at 02:20:57

If your surrogate is due to give birth prior to 30 July in a country with travel restrictions, please contact your surrogacy agency for advice.

The following ‘source’ countries have set up channels of communication with governments in respect to emergency travel and fast-tracked document processing. If you are from one of these countries, email the co-ordinator to be placed on their emergency list. You will need to provide

  • Your full names
  • Your current location
  • Surrogate baby due date
  • City of birth/ expected birth
  • City you need to travel from/ to

    Please note the professionals and parents below are volunteering their time. There are no charges for being placed on emergency lists, but this service does not include free legal or counselling support
  • Australian/NZ citizens: Sam Everingham [email protected]
  • UK Citizens: Natalie Gamble [email protected]
  • Irish citizens: Annette Hickey [email protected]
  • US Citizens: Crystal Travis [email protected]
  • French citizens Sophie Labaune [email protected]
  • Swedish citizens Anna Kullendorf
  • Any national with a Canadian surrogate: Cindy Wasser [email protected]

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