Surrogacy in Kenya

Kenya has no such law pertaining to surrogacy arrangement in the country and this is the reason why it is serving as a surrogacy hub for most of the people coming from other countries since past few years. It’s worth mentioning here that Kenya comes as a homophobic nation therefore if you are a gay couple, you and your partner are prohibited to attend the hospital together and you will further be facing numerous questions about your whereabouts in the process. If you are really looking forward to seeking surrogacy agency in Kenya, you must be ready for some real efforts down the line with some good patience.

Legal parenting status of the child

In Kenya, the child would automatically get the citizenship of the country where the intended parents resides and the existing citizenship laws confirms the same fact

Once the child is born, both the intended mother and intended after would get their name listed on the child’s birth certificate. Kenyan birth Certificate names the birth mother and the genetic father. Once the surrogate mother confirms the same, the intended parents can travel. On the other hand, the IPs can be heterosexual, single or same sex couples.

Surrogacy cost in Kenya

Cost of Surrogacy is being the cheapest and most feasible option in Kenya for many couples around the world and surrogacy cost in the country currently ranges from $30000 to $38000. Moroever, the intended parents can bring on their own egg donors, sperm donors or embryo donors to the country.

Surrogacy is not for all foreigners and require certain level of terms an efforts in Kenya.

What is the criteria and Eligibility.

Intended parents can be heterosexual, single or same-sex couples

Embryos & Egg Donors

There are very flexible rules for the same and You can bring your own donor also. Eggs/embryos/sperm are able to be shipped directly from your registered clinic. There are many options as well to select local donor or Surrogate too.

Even though the surrogacy options are a quite cheap and easily available, the intended parents need to be thoughtful of certain aspects before proceeding with surrogacy in Kenya.

  • Kenya doesn’t come along with a proper law or regulation for surrogacy in their legislation. This is the reason why random malicious surrogacy agencies can be found everywhere that claims to be the best one in the country. So, the intended parents needs to be wary of all such agencies and agents that could dupe them with some good money.
  • Kenya is a homophobic country so gay parents or couples who wish to seek a surrogacy program needs to be extra careful and cautious while visiting the IVF clinic or surrogacy agency in the country. They are not recommended to visit the clinic together and further advised to deal with a reputed and ethical surrogacy agency make the process smooth and convenient.
  • The couples need to file for the parental custody of the future child in the local court while furnishing all the required documents and information. Additionally, the process is quite lengthy and time consuming for Australian citizens.
  • As per the Kenya reproductive healthcare Bill 2014, the surrogate mother needs to be at least 25 years old in order to get artificially inseminated with embryos of the intended father.
  • According to the local citizenship law, the future child will belong to the surrogate mother and the intended father. Once the child is born, the birth certificate would carry the name of the biological father and the surrogate mother.
  • This is where the surrogate mother needs to give up on the rights over the baby while signing the agreement to further allow the biological father take the baby to their home country.
  • On the other side the intended parents can easily find a surrogate mother in Kenya due to high rate of poverty and unemployment in the country. Eventually, this pushes young girls to become surrogate mother and earn some good money in the return.
  • The intended parent can get benefited by the cheap surrogacy services in Kenya that also comes on board with high-quality medical services and support

Here at Become parents, we can help you with the safest, convenient, ethical, yet affordable surrogacy plan, right according to your needs and requirements. Over the past 13 years of our establishment, we have helped and assisted more than 1000 couples from around the world with best consultancy and medical support.

As our founder is an IP himself, we can perfectly understand the kind of expectations and hope you carry while entering into a surrogacy program. So, before drawing out the agreements, we always ensure of taking care of your needs, requirements and expectations in the best manner possible.

The Child’s Status

You can opt for Surrogacy and child is to taken for citizenship of the IPs according to their citizenship laws. After delivery of the child, a birth Certificate will be issues by Kenyan govt with child names the birth mother and the genetic father. For this a proper papers to be submitted so that you have all rights to take baby out side Kenya and can have full IVF Treatment In Kenya.


‘Become Parents’ is a leading ‘Ethical Surrogacy Agency’ based in Mumbai, India. Formed in 2007 in Melbourne, Australia, it has been helping desirous couples and to date has aided more than 500 couples realize their dreams.

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