Financial Considerations | Same Love Surrogacy
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Same Love Surrogacy is committed to making your journey to having a child via surrogacy as worry-free and enjoyable as possible. Transparency is key to that commitment. While the total cost of surrogacy varies from case to case, your personal guide will make sure you understand any potential costs that may arise and help you plan for your family’s future. Following is a list of typical expenses related to surrogacy and/or egg donation. Please note that we offer sliding scale rates for intended parents who have selected a surrogate or donor outside of the Same Love Surrogacy network.   

FULLY ESTIMATED EXPENSE: $100,000 – $125,000

(* All costs are estimates only and will vary from case-to-case)

Breakdown below

Agency Fee:  $17,500 for Surrogate, $5,000 for Egg Donor Agency Fee (International):  $22,500 for Surrogate, $5,000 for Egg Donor

Includes finding, screening, and matching a suitable surrogate

Includes finding, screening, and matching a suitable egg donor

Continual guidance, information, and service throughout the entire journey

Use of all SLS’s professional resources – fertility doctors, lawyers, and insurance brokers

Screening Fees:  $2,500 

Medical screenings for surrogate and egg donor

Psychological screening and background check for surrogate and egg donor

Any medical/psychological screenings needed for intended parent(s)

Legal Fees:  $9,000 

Intended Parent(s) surrogate and egg donor contract, parental rights and court fees

Surrogate and egg donor’s attorney fees

Escrow account holder fee

Surrogate & Egg Donor Expense:  $45,000 – $62,500 

Surrogate Compensation: $35,000 for unproven, $40,000 for proven

Surrogate Expenses: $5,000 for monthly expense allowance, cycle/embryo transfer fees, maternity clothing allowance, local travel expenses, child/home care, psychological support, medical co-pays, bed rest, and pumping breast milk

Egg Donor Compensation: $8,000 - $11,000

Egg Donor Expenses: $1,000 for travel related expenses and insurance

Additional Expenses (if needed): Multiple Birth $5,000, C-Section $3,000, time off work TBD

Medical & Insurance Expense:  $35,000 – $40,000

IVF Clinic fees

Medical/hospital/lab charges for surrogate and egg donor

Medications for surrogate and egg donor

Health and life insurance for surrogate for 1 year

PGD testing on embryos if desired


Creating a family via surrogacy and/or egg donation is expensive, primarily because of the many steps and many individuals and providers who will be involved in the process. We may be able to help you meet this financial challenge with a range of financing options available to qualified intended parents.

Contact us today to find out if we can assist you with a financing plan custom-designed for your unique situation.

Financing Information

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