Methods of Treatment revised vide Surrogacy (Regulation) Amendment Rules, 2023

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

On 14-3-2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare notified the Surrogacy (Regulation) Amendment Rules, 2023 to amend the Surrogacy (Regulation) Rules, 2022. The provisions came into force on 14-3-2023.

Form 2, Rule 7, Para 1 (d) relating to Methods of Treatment has been revised:



The fertilization of a donor oocyte by the sperm of the husband was allowed.

The couple undergoing surrogacy should have both gametes from the intending couple and donor gametes is not allowed.

In case of single woman (widow/divorcee) undergoing surrogacy must use self-eggs and donor sperms to avail surrogacy procedure.

One comment

  • it is very sad news because a married woman suffering from poor ovarian reserve and more than three misscarriages do not get a child . it leads many family problems and divorce may be please allowed previous method

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