Alaska

Accepts / Does NOT Accept CA Judgment

Accepts

Married Hetero Couple

Unmarried Hetero Couple

Married
Same-Sex
Couple

Unmarried Same-Sex Couple

Single Parent

One Bio Connection

Two Bio Connections

N/A

N/A

N/A

No Bio Connections

Pre Birth / Post Birth

Pre-Birth

State Law Governing Gestational Surrogacy

Married Hetero Couple

Unmarried Hetero Couple

Married
Same-Sex
Couple

Unmarried Same-Sex Couple

Single Parent

One Bio Connection

Two Bio Connections

N/A

N/A

N/A

No Bio Connections

There is no law in Alaska addressing gestational surrogacy. Because it is not prohibited, gestational surrogacy may be practiced.

Vital Records Information

Contact: Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics – Registration Supervisor :Ms. Joey E. Barnes (907) 465 8430, [email protected], 5441 Commercial Blvd, Juneau, AK 99801

Important Notes: Need to send original Judgment of Parentage to the delivery hospital about 6 weeks before the due date. The hospital will use the original Judgment of Parentage to process the birth worksheet (pink form). Also, email a copy of Judgment of Parentage to Vital Statistics – Joey Barnes for records.

Birth Certificates: Estimated time to process birth certificates is about 5-10 days. Mail, email or fax in the request – “Birth Certificate Request Form” with a copy of ID to Vital Statistics, (For fastest services, email: [email protected]). If provided FedEx labels, the birth certificates will return using the label. Parents or Attorneys can request the birth certificates.

  • Birth Certificate ($30 first copy; $25 each additional copy of the same record ordered at the same time.
  • Expedited (Rush Service: add $11), process request within 48 business hour
  • Possible to Apostille at the same time ($12 for the first copy, $2 each additional copy
  • All fees can be pay by credit card with credit card information filled on the Birth Certificate Request Form
  • http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/vitalstats/documents/birth/birth_form.pdf

Local Counsel

Lori Colbert

www.mendelcolbert.com
(907) 279-5001