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Surrogacy Ukraine Legal Requirements:

  • Only Married Hetro sexual couple can have a Baby Surrogacy.
  • The Marriage Certificate need to be apposited, Your Doctor needs to provide letter of support.

  

Ukraine is the second largest country in Europe and is well- known for its Orthodox Churches, Black Sea Coastline and forested mountains. Ukraine’s capital Kiev is famous for its gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral with 11th century mosaics and frescoes. Ukraine, which was part of erstwhile USSR (Soviet Union), gained independence after the collapse of Soviet Union in 1991. Ukraine as one of the Europe’s largest country shares closer historical origins/ties with Russia while the western part of the country has closer ties with the European neighbors such as Poland.

 

Ukraine has its borders with seven nations such as Belarus, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, and Moldova. The Dnieper River with its hydroelectric dams, huge reservoirs, and many tributaries dominates the central part of Ukraine with the river Dnieper emerging as the longest river (980km) of Ukraine. Ukraine with a population of 45.7 million is the world’s third largest grain exporter and is an emerging free market. Ukraine’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded strongly at 4.7% annually during the quarter with drastically overshooting the expectations.

Medical Tourism in Ukraine

Ukraine attracts more than twenty million foreign citizens or tourists every year with tourism becoming one of the key driving forces for the Ukrainian economy. Ukrainian’s tourism infrastructure is rapidly changing ownership from government to private sector. The tourism in private sector is developing in cities such as Kyiv, Odessa, Crimea and the Carpathian regions.

Ukraine is playing host to visitors with tourism facilities in the form of hotels, motels, campsites, sanatoriums, spas, mud treatment centers, medical centers etc. Ukraine provides numerous health and wellness options in the form of affordable and high quality medical care for travelers from Middle East, Europe, Asia and African countries.

 
 

The most popular patient centered services under medical tourism include Fertility Treatments and Reproductive Technologies, Cancer Care, Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Dental Care. Medical tourism in Ukraine has become one of the significant drivers of regional development and social value creation in its economic development. The tourism services provided for the foreigners accounted for 10% or 7 million UAH (Ukrainian hryvnia) of its revenue earned.

Surrogacy legislations in Ukraine – Legal Requirements

Ukraine is one of the few countries in Europe where surrogacy is legal for married couples but not for singles or same-sex couples under the Clause 123-Family Code of Ukraine and Order 24 – Health Ministry of Ukraine (Reg. 04.02.97). Under the surrogacy laws, the surrogate mother or the donor do not have any rights of the child born with prospective parents having all the legal rights on the child born through surrogacy in a fertility or surrogacy center in Ukraine.

 

According to Clause 3 of article 123 of the Family Code of Ukraine, laws allow the intended parents to register their names on the Birth Certificate even if the parents do not have any biological relations with the child born through surrogacy. Ukraine has emerged as a major destination for surrogacy services due to balanced legal acceptability, availability of highly qualified doctors and moderately low costs. Ukraine has emerged as the favorite destination for parents willing to have a child through surrogacy.

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