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Cost Estimates for Surrogacy Without Egg Donation

International Clients

THESE ESTIMATES DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR IVF DOCTOR’S CHARGES FOR THE COST OF THE IVF MEDICAL TREATMENT OR THE COST OF MEDICAL CARE FOR YOUR SURROGATE DURING THE PREGNANCY AND DELIVERY.

To receive a PDF with a more detailed estimate of expenses, including medical and health insurance costs, click here.

All estimates are based on a no complications singleton pregnancy with no cesarean section and an average arrangement time of 15 months. However, every arrangement is different and the actual cost and amount of time it will take to complete your arrangement may be more or less depending on your individual circumstances 12.

A multiples fee of $7,000 per child will be due for twins or triplets and is not included in the above estimate.

AGENCY FEE $19,500
Surrogate recruitment, including all advertising costs INCLUDED
Psychological assessment of surrogate/partner by licensed professional counselor, including clinical interviews & standardized testing (includes assessments for any rematches) INCLUDED
Home visit of surrogate’s residence, including written report and photographs of home and neighborhood (travel costs extra) INCLUDED
Criminal background check of surrogate/partner by licensed private investigator INCLUDED
Psychological counseling of all parties under American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) guidelines INCLUDED
Initial meeting between intended parents and surrogate conducted by SSA representative INCLUDED
Surrogacy contract provided by Law Offices of Gregory E. Stern (includes contracts for any rematches) INCLUDED
Attorney review of arrangement for compliance with U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations INCLUDED
Legal and psychological counseling clearance letters issued to IVF clinic under ASRM guidelines (includes any rematches) INCLUDED
Assigned agency coordinator throughout arrangement to provide ongoing monitoring and facilitation INCLUDED
Unlimited psychological support/counseling for surrogate by licensed professional counselor INCLUDED
Delivery of pre-birth court order to hospital and facilitation of birth arrangements with hospital staff INCLUDED
Guidance on obtaining birth certificate and U.S. passport INCLUDED
TRUST FUND, LEGAL SERVICES, HEALTH INSURANCE REVIEW $4,800+
Agency fee to administer contractual payments to surrogate, health care providers and third parties during the arrangement. Funds will be held in an attorney trust fund (IOLTA) account. This is a one-time setup fee due with the opening deposit. $1,000
Monthly fee for electronic deposit of payments to surrogate $10/Month
Attorney fees for legal services to establish parental rights $3,200+
Review of surrogate’s health insurance by insurance specialists $450+
SURROGATE FEES & EXPENSES $52,500+
Surrogate base fee (1st time carrier) Experienced carriers will be paid more $40,000
Embryo transfer fee to surrogate (per transfer) $750
Maternity clothing allowance (singleton pregnancy) $750
Life insurance $500
Estimated monthly expense allowance ($200/mos x 15) Covers local travel (including meals), lost wages and child care for embryo transfer and pregnancy, miscellaneous expenses $3,000
Estimated additional expenses, including invasive procedures, bed rest, and lost wages $7,500