Surrogate Children

Children born through surrogacy

You can apply a UK child passport for your children born through surrogacy if they are under 16.

Apply for a first-child passport

To apply for a first-child passport for your child with British nationality, you can use the online application or apply by post.

The online application requires:
  • Application fee £53.50
  • A digital photo of your child
  • Supporting documents
  • A credit or debit card

If applying by post, it costs £64. You’ll need to complete specific sections of the paper form, have someone confirm your child’s identity, and provide required documents such as birth or adoption certificates, proof of British nationality, and any valid foreign passports. Documents must be originals or official copies; non-English or Welsh documents require translations.

After submission, the passport will arrive via regular mail or secure delivery with an extra fee.ar mail or secure delivery for an extra fee.

Surrogacy and Sperm Donation

For children born through surrogacy, in addition to your other required documents, you must provide:
  • A detailed letter outlining the surrogacy arrangement
  • Evidence of the surrogacy treatment from the relevant clinic
  • Proof of your child’s claim to British nationality
  • Documents verifying your identity and marital status if applicable
  • If you’ve received a parental order, include it along with your child’s birth certificate issued after the order
  • If a parental order has not been granted, the child’s full UK birth certificate can be submitted

For children conceived through sperm donation and born in the UK, their birth certificate is required for the application. No mention of sperm donation is necessary.

Contact us

Different rules apply if the child was born in another country. Feel free to reach out if you require any additional information or assistance.

Immigration Related Insights

MSRS-Appendix FM Financial Requirement

Appendix FM Financial Requirement

Meeting Financial Requirements You must satisfy the specific requirements based on your relationship with the UK family member. You also need to show financial support ... Read more

How the AM (Belarus) Case Redefined Right to Private Life in UK Asylum Law

Introduction: In the recent case of R (on the application of AM (Belarus)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2022] EWCA Civ 780, ... Read more
New ILR Rules for Victims of Domestic Abuse What You Need to Know

New ILR Rules for Victims of Domestic Abuse: What You Need to Know

The Immigration Rules for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) for victims of domestic violence or abuse have recently been revised. On January 31, 2024, the ... Read more
MSRS-Navigating Sponsorship Licences Expert Legal Support for Hiring Migrant Workers with MSR Solicitors

Navigating Sponsorship Licences: Expert Legal Support for Hiring Migrant Workers with MSR Solicitors

At MSR Solicitors, we have decades of experience assisting start-ups and established businesses in recruiting and retaining migrant workers. We help these companies obtain the ... Read more