Below is a sample fee schedule for one Surrogacy Cycle. Any additional costs unforeseen by this estimate will be sent to the prospective parent later. Click to download PDF.
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Estimated Cost Sheet & Timeline of Deposits
|Surrogate Compensation (for first time Surrogates only)||Fee paid in 10-month installments starting from confirmation of pregnancy.**In case of multiples, additional compensation will apply.||$35,000|
|Surrogate Monthly Allowance for 12 months at $400 per month||Includes local mileage, telephone, fax, postage, federal express, incidental expenses.||$4,800|
|Surrogate Insurance Deductibles and Co-pays||$9,000|
|Surrogate Transfer Fee||Paid per transfer||$1,000|
|Surrogate Medical Insurance Premiums||Insurance premiums are approximately $400/month for 15 months||$7,500|
|Maternity Clothing Allowance||Paid at the end of the first trimester. Additional fees for multiples.||$800|
|Surrogate Lost Wages||$4,000|
|Surrogate Child Care||$4,000|
|Surrogate Travel / Monitoring Costs||$4,500|
|Surrogate Screening Costs||Includes medical screening, home visit and criminal background check.||$2,000|
|Surrogate Psychological Screening & Counseling Fee||Psychological Screening of Surrogate, testing and monthly counseling||$4,700|
|Surrogate Mother’s Attorney Consult Fee and Finalization||Includes contract review with Surrogate and court appearances||$1,700|
|Intended Parents attorney||Includes drafting contracts and finalizations, court filings and court appearances||$8,000|
|Agency Fees: 4 installments||See payment schedule below.||$38,000|
|Post Birth Costs:|
|Newborn Insurance Premiums and Co-pays||$9,000|
|Birth Certificates, Social Security Card, Passport Processing||(Includes ALL government fees)||$1,000|
Schedule of Payment
|First Deposit||Signing Retainer Agreement||$20,000|
|Second Deposit||After Matching with Surrogate||$35,000|
|Third Deposit||Legal Sign-off (payment should be received within 5 business days before Legal Clearance is issued)||$35,000|
|Fourth Deposit||After heartbeat is confirmed||$48,000|
|16 weeks of Pregnancy **Additional deposit is required for multiples: $29,500 for twins, $49,500 for triplets|
Please note that this fee schedule is ONLY an estimate. Additional cost may be incurred due to complications in pregnancy, lost wages for Surrogate and spouse, travel, C-section, psychological evaluation for Intended Parents, additional legal fees may apply to finalize parental rights out of state, and/or miscellaneous Surrogate fees. Fee schedule does not include medications, medical specialist’s fees or hospital charges.
If you have health insurance, all or part of the medical expenses pertaining to the IVF procedure may be covered. Please speak with your doctor and insurance provider regarding your coverage.
Fees are subject to change without prior notice.