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Iceland

Surrogacy in Iceland

In Iceland, surrogacy is prohibited. Therefore, Icelandic residents undergo surrogacy programs in Ukraine or Russia. These countries clearly regulate the passage of the process by law and also provide guarantees.

Although surrogacy is illegal in Iceland, it is perfectly legal for Icelanders to do it abroad and bring a child home. According to many Icelandic lawyers, there is nothing criminal in this process. This type of reproductive medicine is easy to use for heterosexual couples, homosexual couples and single men. However, Icelandic law makes it difficult to provide such assistance to lesbian couples and single women. Some layers of Icelandic society are concerned about this state of affairs in the field of surrogacy and are doing everything possible to legalize surrogacy in Iceland, trying to overcome the resistance of the conservative part of the population, which is satisfied with the current state of affairs.