In Israel, in order to initiate surrogacy treatment, a number of requirements must be met and it is conditioned on the religion of the parties. For her part, the surrogate mother will not be who contributes the genetic load, that is to say, only the gestational surrogacy is allowed.
In addition, she must be at least 22 years old and 38 years old at the most. She cannot be part of the family of the intended parents and, in case of being divorced, she must be at least 7 months in this marital status. It is a prerequisite that she has had at least one child of her own and up to a maximum of three, in which case at least one year must have passed since the last birth.