Surrogacy Costs & Fees

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Surrogacy Costs & Fees

The cost of a gestational surrogacy from start to finish is approximately $60,000 to $90,000. There are a variables that could cause this cost to be higher or lower.

Gestational Surrogate Fee- $25,000-$35,000 Depending on the location of the surrogate and whether she has been a surrogate in the past. Typically $25,000 is the amount paid for a first time surrogate. If she has health insurance, her reimbursement can be up to $28,000. $5,000 will also be paid for every additional child born past one.

Surrogates who have had previous positive experiences receive higher compensation. i.e. $30,000 to $35,000. THESE ARE ESTIMATES. Please use this as a guideline.

AGENCY FEE:

$16,000 – This is the the fee paid to the agency for recruiting and managing all aspects of the surrogacy cycle from pre to post birth. This amount is due once you have chosen a gestational surrogate with us. We will coordinate meetings with up to 2 possible surrogates. If you have not chosen a surrogate after 2 meetings and wish to continue, there is a non-refundable deposit of $3000 that will go toward the agency fee of $16,000 once you have made your selection.

MEDICAL INSURANCE:

$1,150 monthly – If surrogate does not have her own insurance.   If she does, you will only be responsible for all medical co-pays, deductibles, and any other non-covered expenses.

LIFE INSURANCE:

Approx. $350 – This covers a $250,000 term policy for the surrogate’s family in the unlikely event that she perishes during the surrogacy process. (Premiums vary depending on the age and location of the surrogate.) The premium cost is put in escrow and then released to the surrogate to pay for the policy.

LEGAL FEES:

$9,000 – This will cover the drafting and execution of legal contracts and establishment of parental rights with the court, legal representation of the surrogate for the signing of the contract, the Escrow Agent that will send out disbursements to your surrogate for all necessary expenses, etc…

IVF & EMBRYO CREATION:

$20,000 to $35,000 – This is the cost of the medical fees associated with the IVF cycle. This amount varies based upon the clinic used, number of transfer attempts, and medications necessary.

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCREENING:

A psychological evaluation is required of both the intended parents and the surrogate. The cost for this screening is between $350 to 500 per evaluation plus $1500 to $3500 – for surrogate travel if needed.

ADDITIONAL MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES:

Pre-match expenses such as copies of medical records, start of medical health insurance, start of life insurance policy or any other miscellaneous expenses.

EGGCEPTIONAL SURROGATES SPECIAL OFFER:

We offer a 25% discount off the cost of our Eggceptional Donor Group agency fee for clients needing both an egg donor and a surrogate. Contact us for more information about this offer. Call 800-889-8500.

Our team of committed and qualified staff is here to provide guidance and support through this life changing process. Please contact us with any questions you have and to view our truly inspiring array of surrogates. Miracles are waiting!