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 IVF clinics run by successful Indian IVF professionals.
Please note Kenya is a homophobic nation, so if you are a gay couple, you and your partner will not be able to attend the hospital together. 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
New Life Kenya (Not currently taking new cases in Kenya because of difficulties wit IVF clinics
Family Fertility Agency Small local provider. Unreliable communications with foreigners
IVF Service Providers
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