What you need to know!
Surrogacy of any kind still has no Federal laws and governing. Surrogacy laws will continue to vary from state to state. Although there are a few states where Surrogacy is illegal, there are many states where Surrogacy is legal thus creating a "Surrogacy Friendly State".
The following states are the best states to conduct a surrogacy journey:
District of Columbia
The above states Surrogacy is permitted and pre-birth orders are granted throughout the state where the Intended Parent(s) will be named on the birth certificate.
The following states are surrogate friendly but you may have a few hoops to jump through, when it comes to parental legalities:
The above states are surrogacy friendly but a post-birth legal processes may be required.
Click here to see which States to avoid during a surrogacy journey.