Kenya has no law governing Surrogacy, however has been offering surrogacy successfully to African patients for many years. Kenya’s capital Nairobi has a number of good quality IVF clinics run by successful Indian IVF professionals.
Please note Kenya is a homophobic nation, so if you are a gay couple, you are not advised to undertake Kenyan surrogacy. You will also get repeated questions about ‘Where is your wife/the mother?’ on discharge from hospital. Citizenship processes for Australians have proved to be lengthy.
Kenya is not recommended for foreigners unless you have a high risk tolerance and are prepared for significant effort
When the child is born it will take on the citizenship of the IPs according to their citizenship laws.
Upon delivery , the Kenyan birth Certificate names the birth mother and the genetic father. Based on a letter signed by the surrogate, the biological father has the right to travel out of Kenya with the baby.
IPs can be heterosexual, single or same-sex couples .
You may bring your own donor if preferred. Eggs/embryos/sperm are able to be shipped directly from your registered clinic.
Program costs start from US$30,000 – US$37,000
Mediheal Diagnostic & Fertility Centre (Nairobi) – Dr Hrishikesh Pai from Mumbai, India iis one of their lead IVF specialists
Opposite Aga-khan Hospital, Nairobi Kenya.
Tel : +254 (0) 203520155, +254 722 218 416