GREECE allows foreign citizens to carry out surrogacy processes since the second half of 2015. In Greece, surrogacy processes have been carried out since 2004, but only for residents in the country.GREECE offers the advantage of obtaining a court ruling for surrogacy, which together with the birth certificate, both documents in the name of the two intending parents, allows the registration of the child. Some agencies, mainly those that market the USA as a destination, they have seen a dangerous competitor in Greece, and are dedicated to discrediting this destination, as the only way to safeguard their interests. The consulate of Spain in Athens, has guaranteed the registration of children born in Greece by surrogacy, with a judicial sentence of a country of the EEC. Furthermore, Greece is within the Schengen area, so we do not have to cross borders with the baby.
In this country, surrogacy can only be performed in heterosexual couples (married or unmarried) as well as single women, totally excluding homosexual couples ir single men seeking fatherhood.
|Surrogacy programs are legally developed in Greece since 2004. In 2015, the law was amended, expanding to foreign citizens the possibility of carrying out surrogacy processes.|
|We are within the Schengen area, so when it comes to moving with the baby we do not cross borders.|
|It is a European country, close and similar to ours. The flight time is 2 hours and 40 minutes.|
|Greater proximity: 3 and a half hours of flight.|
|In the process of surrogacy in Greece a trial is held, prior to the in vitro fertilization process, from which the surrogate mother can no longer retract to carry out surrogacy.|
|For the surrogacy process in Greece children are registered in the consulate with the birth certificate and the court ruling. (Other agencies will tell you that this is not true, since Greece has become a tough competitor for agencies that commercialize the USA, but the Consulate in Athens guarantees it.) The government recognizes children born in Greece since they come with Judicial sentence fulfilling the requirements fixed in the instruction of the year 2010 for surrogacy.|
|After the surrogacy process in Greece the two intended parents are recognized from the first moment as parents, without need for subsequent adoption by the intending mother.|
|After the surrogacy process in Greece the parents can immediately enjoy paternity and maternity leave.|
|The stay in the country to pick up the baby is less than 4-5 weeks.|
|There is a great shortage of Greek surrogate mothers , as they demand amounts not in accordance with the law. This makes it necessary to use surrogate mothers in Russia, who comply with the limits established by law, surrogacy thus avoiding the commission of a crime.|
|The intending mother cannot be more than 50 years old. (At the time of trial for surrogacy in Greece ).|
|For the surrogacy process in Greece The intended mother You must prove with a medical certificate the inability to get pregnant, or that she represents a serious risk to her health, for the surrogacy|