Surrogacy in India has been through many changes from allowing commercial surrogacy to banning it and from allowing the traditional or gestational surrogacy to keep moving. Let’s take a deeper dive into these to understand the legal framework for surrogacy in India and what could be the issues when you go for surrogacy.
Surrogacy in India was used to be popular before 2015 as all the couples used to enjoy the benefits of the Indian surrogacy. India became the leader in attracting couples from all around the world during 2002 era due to their relatively low cost and easy access of facility provided by surrogacy agency in India. After 2015 when India imposed a ban on Indian surrogacy for foreign couples, it was a shocking decision for the couples seeking the surrogacy. Government ordered to immediately sent back the foreign couples opting the surrogacy, hence those who are already between the process had not been given any harm but no further acceptance then be entertained for the foreign surrogacy.
What is the current legal status of Surrogacy?