Offering Surrogacy and Alternative Fertility Treatments
Alternative fertility treatments may help people with acupuncture and is also a part of the world’s surrogacy community.
Acupuncture is a form of physical medicine that originated in China over 4,000 years ago. Small, very thin sterile needles are inserted into specific points of the body to manipulate the balance and flow of energy in the body. Fertility can boost your fertility and increase your chance of success when you are trying to conceive or going through the IVF cycle.
Clinic Onboarding and Management
We have strict criteria and processes we follow in international IVF/surrogacy. We ensure we work with reputed doctors and clinics who want to provide a superior customer service experience.
We work with doctors and clinics to acclimate them to dealing with international surrogacy and clients. We work through cross-cultural issues, multi-cultural issues, legal issues, social issues, ethics, and overall management of the process, ultimately leading to a superior customer service experience.
The exit process for Surrogacy, In-Vitro Fertilization and your Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA)
For children born outside the USA through artificial reproductive technology (ART) the following information will assist parents as they prepare to apply for their baby’s CRBA and passport.
The Consular section advises U.S. citizens who are pursuing or are considering ART, anywhere outside the USA are advised to contact The Consular of that country.
It is also suggested that the topic of ART found on Travel.State.Gov be carefully reviewed: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal-considerations/us-citizenship-laws-policies/assisted-reproductivetechnology.html
A child born outside the United States to a U.S. citizen parent or parents is eligible for U.S. citizenship if the parent(s) meet the requirements for transmitting U.S. citizenship under the Immigration and Nationality Act. This citizenship is recognized through a document called the Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA). Children born with the reproductive assistance of surrogacy/IVF also qualify for the CRBA if a blood relationship with the U.S. citizen parent(s) is confirmed.
Your CRBA - Getting Started
- Prepare – work closely with your Reproductive provider to insure all documents are in order.
- Allow for sufficient time – a CRBA can only be applied for after the child’s birth and in the country where the child was born. Be aware that an uncomplicated case can take a minimum of three to four weeks after the baby is born.
Your Surrogacy Contract – Original and notarized translation
- IVF procedure documented – Original and notarized translation
- Hospital report at birth – Original and notarized translation
- Local birth certificate – Original and notarized translation
Confirming the biological connection to your child
- Contact an AABB Accredited Parentage Testing Laboratories to arrange for DNA testing at: http://www.aabb.org/sa/facilities/Pages/RTestAccrFac.aspx
- DNA testing carried out at the AABB’s Accredited Parentage Testing Laboratories OR administered at the Consular section with the approved Panel Physician (kit preordered by applying parent(s).
- A DNA test may be performed at the time of the CRBA appointment. The DNA kit must be received by the Consular section in advance of the CRBA application and interview. The Consular section will make an appointment for the Panel Physician to administer the test. Once the test is administered, that test is FedEx’d back to the USA, and the results will be emailed back to the Consular. Your baby's passport will then be issued.