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Guidelines & Medical Visa

Important Surrogacy Guidelines & Notifications

Please find below important notifications, guidelines, notes related to Surrogacy in India.

Part 1 : Notifications on ICMR website (ICMR and MHA)

  1. Draft Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill – 2010.pdf image
  2. Draft Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Rules – 2010pdf image
  3. National Guidelines for Accreditation, Supervision & Regulation of ART Clinics in Indiapdf image
  4. Foreign nationals intending to visit India for commisioning dated March 7th, 2013pdf image
  5. Foreign nationals intending to visit India for commisioning dated July 9th, 2012pdf image
  6. Foreign nationals intending to visit India for commisioning dated October 14th, 2013pdf image

Part 2 : Import / Export of Gametes / Embryos

Certificate for obtaining “No Objection Certificate (NOC)” to import / export of gametes or embryos Read more here

Certificate from the authorized/registered Foreign ART Clinic. 
Certificate from the infertile foreign couple.
Certificate from the enrolled ART Clinic in India .

Medical Visa

Medical Visa / FRRO Registration

All Intended Parents eligible to undergo Surrogacy in India have to come on a Medical Visa.


Part 1 : OCI / PIO CARDHOLDERS

OCI/PIO Cardholders do not need a Medical Visa to visit India. However, once they arrive in India they have to register themselves with the FRRO.


Part 2 : INDIANS LIVING ABROAD

Indians living abroad do not need to procure a special visa. They also do not need to register themselves with FRRO however, they should provide an Affidavit stating that during the process of Surrogacy there would be no change in their citizenship status.


Part 3 : SHIPPING OF EMBRYOS

You can ship frozen Embryos, get your Medical Visa and arrive in India before the Surrogate gets the embryo transfer.