Surrogacy Fees and Costs

Agency Fees and Packages

At Family Choice, we understand that every circumstance and surrogacy journey is unique. We offer customized programs so that you may choose a package that best suits your needs.

  Plus Deluxe Premium
Recruiting GC candidates X X X
Thorough screening of GC candidate X X X
Intended Parent Intake and Profile Creation X X X
Intended Parent Criminal Background Check X X X
Expert Matching Guidance and Terms for GC and IP X X X
Certified Surrogate Candidate X X X
Coordination of travel for surrogate X X X
Coordination of outside monitoring for surrogate X X X
Journey support X X X
Coordination of legal parentage process X X X
Escrow monitoring and cost analysis during pregnancy X X X
Coordination with delivery hospital X X X
GC Screening costs (criminal background check, health insurance review,
psychological evaluation, and medical records review)
X X X
Third Party Escrow Fee   X X
GC Legal Representation (GSA Review)   X X
IP Legal Representation (GSA Drafting)   X X
IP Legal Parentage cost**     X
Unlimited Rematching**     X
  $21,000 $25,000 $40,000

**Conditions apply. Ask for details.

Creating a budget for surrogacy is very difficult as there are so many different factors to consider, and every situation is unique. Costs are dependent on surrogate compensation, health insurance, lost wages, travel, and potential complications. However, we know that having a budget or an accurate estimate of costs is important to financially plan your surrogacy journey. We created the Family Choice Surrogacy Expense Calculator to help you get a better idea of what you can expect.

Gestational Surrogate Expenses

Every surrogacy journey is unique and involves many factors that can impact the overall compensation. Here is a general overview of the surrogate compensation package that includes the additional benefits and protection put in place for her and her family.

Miscellaneous Costs
Intended Parent Psychological Evaluation $200
Translation/Interpretation Services TBD
Wire Transfer fees $15/transfer
Escrow Management Fee (paid to 3rd party escrow provider) $1,800
Surrogate Compensation
Base Compensation $35,000-$45,000
Travel costs associated cost of hotel, meals and transportation
to attend the match meeting, medical screenings, embryo transfer, medical appointments in an amount to be determined based on location of the Gestational Surrogate candidate.
TBD
Medication starting fee for gestational surrogate $500
Monthly Allowance paid to surrogate upon execution
of legal agreement for duration of pregnancy to cover mileage within 50 miles of home, childcare, copays, andincidentals.
$250/Month
Life Insurance Policy for Surrogate – IP is responsible forsecuring minimum $350,000 Life Insurance for GC $500-$1,000
Embryo Transfer Fee $1,000
Health Insurance for Surrogate: Should the Surrogate’s existing insurance policy include a surrogacy exclusionor if she does not have a health insurance policy, The Intended Parents must cover the cost of an individual insurance policy. The insurance must remain in placeuntil 3 months post-delivery. The Intended Parent(s) are responsible for paying all deductibles, co-pays, and/or other uncovered/misc.expenses. TBD
If IPs required to purchase insurance: Premium estimate $600/month +copays and deductible
Secondary Insurance Policy (if necessary or chosen) $1,000 Enrollment Fee
(Additional Premiums
if Primary Plan denies
coverage)
ARTRisk Health Insurance Finder and Claims management – only if needed to secure health insurance for surrogate $450-$750
Rest Easy Policy -Reimbursement of Childcare,
Housekeeping, and/or lost wages for the Surrogate due
to physician ordered bed rest.
$1,000-$3,000
Surrogate Lost Wages TBD/Actual
Surrogate Wellness Package-Health Coach,
Housekeeping or Meal Service
$1,000.00 (Paid out at 28 weeks)
Multiples Fee $5,000 per child
Maternity Clothing $500
Invasive Procedures Fees: $500
Mock Cycle $500
Drop/cancelled cycle $1,000
CVS $500
Amniocentesis $500
C-section Fee $3,000
Selective Reduction $2,500
Termination $2,500
Miscarriage $1,000
D & C (per pregnancy loss) $500
D & E (per pregnancy loss & includes miscarriage fee) $1,000
Loss of uterus $3,000
Loss of tube(s) $1,000
Housekeeping: (if Physician ordered bedrest is requiredor if in GSA) TBD
Legal
Intended Parent Legal Representation (preparation of GSA) $3,200 (approx)
Surrogate Legal Representation (preparation of GSA) $1,500.00 (approx.)
Parentage Paperwork (Birth Order) $3,300.00 (approx.)
International Attorney for Parentage and Travel Docs $5,000 (approx.)

It is impossible to list all scenarios and costs. Once your Gestational Surrogate has a confirmed pregnancy, Family Choice will provide the Intended Parent(s) with an expense Sheet which will list estimated costs for your journey.

Creating a budget for surrogacy is very difficult as there are so many different factors to consider, and every situation is unique. Costs are dependent on surrogate compensation, health insurance, lost wages, travel, and potential complications. However, we know that having a budget or an accurate estimate of costs is important to financially plan your surrogacy journey. We created the Family Choice Surrogacy Expense Calculator to help you get a better idea of what you can expect.

Independent Surrogacy Screening

We offer our Independent Surrogate Screening program for Intended Parents who have matched with a potential surrogate outside of an agency. This option ensures the vital first steps in the process are complete and that the surrogate is qualified to move forward with the process prior to spending unnecessary time and money. We provide thorough screening, along with a detailed guide to help you navigate the process.

Application/Interview to assess surrogate qualifications and history
Retrieval of medical records
Review of medical records
Criminal background check
Health insurance review if applicable
Psychological evaluation
MFM records review and virtual consultation with surrogate
Medical Screening information sent to you ready to be sent to the clinic
Statement letter about the surrogate candidate findings
Guide to your journey
  $5,500
$500 due at Application/Interview
$2000 due upon medical records review
$3000 due at final qualification
 

Creating a budget for surrogacy is very difficult as there are so many different factors to consider, and every situation is unique. Costs are dependent on surrogate compensation, health insurance, lost wages, travel, and potential complications. However, we know that having a budget or an accurate estimate of costs is important to financially plan your surrogacy journey. We created the Family Choice Surrogacy Expense Calculator to help you get a better idea of what you can expect.

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