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Changes to UK Surrogacy Law for Single Parents

Exploring a change to UK surrogacy law

There has been an excited change to UK surrogacy law. Beginning January 4th, a new UK law provides the same rights to single parents living in the UK as couples going through surrogacy. This applies domestically and internationally. Single parents may now apply for a parental order to become their child’s legal parent. This is true as long as the parents are biologically related to the child. They can also obtain a UK birth certificate for the child reflecting this.

All singles parents living in the United Kingdom who have a child through surrogacy may take advantage of this change in UK surrogacy law retrospectively. They only need submit a parental order petition to the courts before July 2, 2019.

All UK single parents-to-be should go through their surrogacy agency and UK-based counsel to process their parentage rights request.

Surrogacy experts – CSP can navigate changes to UK surrogacy law

If you are a single parent and you would like to become a parent through surrogacy, please contact the Center for Surrogate Parenting. We are experts in working with both domestic and international clients and have never had a child denied entry to their home country.

CSP has been helping create families for over 39 years, and we have helped many UK citizens become parents. CSP is associated with the world’s leading surrogacy attorneys. We love what we do and we consider it an honor to assist you on your surrogacy journey.