Surrogacy program fees

Surrogacy Program Fees for Intended Parents – United States

Fees paid to Gestational Carrier

EXPLANATION 

FEE 

FEE DUE 

First Time Gestational Carrier

$35,000

Paid in monthly increments of 

Experienced Gestational Carrier

$40,000-45,000

Paid in monthly increments of .

Twins or Multiples

$5,000 (additional)

Fees Paid to Agency

EXPLANATION

FEE

FEE DUE

Note fees due are approximate times

Application Fee

$500

At time of submitting application

Agency Fees

$7,000 

$3,000 

$2,000 

$12,000 Total 

After intake meeting 

Within 5 days of Match 

Due upon Gestational Carrier’s medical clearance

Legal Fees:  Covers IP and Gestational Carrier’s legal expenses

$5,500 – 7,500

Due upon receipt of bill from attorney

Psychological Evaluation

$1,000

At match

Counseling and Support: For IP and Gestational Carrier

$1,500

At match

Fees paid to compensate Surrogate’s Living expenses

EXPLANATION

FEE

FEE DUE

Monthly allowance

$200 per month

At time of confirmed pregnancy

Maternity clothing

$600 – Single 

$800 – Multiple

2nd month of pregnancy or TBD

House Cleaning

$100 per week

3rd month of pregnancy

Childcare

$100 per week 

1 Year Term Life Insurance Policy

$250-$350

At time of confirmed pregnancy

Lost wages for Gestational Carrier: medical appointments, bed rest, hospital time (pre- and post-delivery

Will vary

To follow same payment schedule as paycheck

Medical Procedures

EXPLANATION

FEE

FEE DUE

Fertility Medication start fee

$2,000

Prior to starting medication

Embryo Transfer fee

$750 per transfer

Prior to transfer

Clinic Charges:  first cycle 

$20,000-25,000*

*This is an estimation. Fees will vary by clinic. It is your responsibility to choose a clinic and cover these costs.

At match

Medical Bills for Surrogate

Will vary depending on medical insurance coverage, procedures received, etc.

Fees for Gestational Carrier, When applicable

EXPLANATION

FEE

FEE DUE

C Section Compensation

$2,500

Invasive procedures: Amnio, CVS, D&C, etc.

$500

Gestational Carrier’s loss of reproduction capability

$4,000

Breast Milk Pumping

$100 per week + supply expenses

Payment for first 2 weeks & supplies due at hospital discharge. To be paid in weekly increments after.

Hysterectomy

$5,000

Possible Additional Expenses

EXPLANATION

FEE

FEE DUE

Travel fees:  Hotel, food, car rental, airfare, etc.

Will Vary

Escrow account management

$1,400 – 1,700

Termination or Selective Reduction

$1,000

frequently asked questions

for intended parents