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Surrogacy Fees

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

Surrogacy Fees: Description: Amount:

Surrogate Costs:

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. $30,000

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


Surrogate Transfer Fee

Paid per transfer $1,000

Surrogate Medical Insurance Premiums

Insurance premiums are approximately $400/month for 15 months $6,000

Surrogate Benefits:

Maternity Clothing Allowance

Paid at the end of the first trimester. Additional fees for multiples. $800

Surrogate Lost Wages


Surrogate Child Care


Surrogate Housekeeping


Surrogate Travel / Monitoring Costs


Screening Costs:

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 $2,750

Legal Costs:

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 Costs:

Agency Fees: 4 installments

See payment schedule below. $45,000



Schedule of Payment

Payments: Milestone: Amount:

First Deposit

Signing Retainer Agreement $23,000

Second Deposit

After Matching with Surrogate $25,000

Third Deposit

Legal Sign-off (payment should be received within 5 business days before Legal Clearance is issued) $25,000

Fourth Deposit

After heartbeat is confirmed $46,550
16 weeks of Pregnancy **Additional deposit is required for multiples: $20,000 for twins, $40,000 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.

For More Information About Surrogacy Fees, Contact Us Today

EDSI (Egg Donor & Surrogacy Institute) is a leading surrogacy agency in Los Angeles, California. Established in 2002, our team’s focus is on making surrogacy realistic for families of all kinds. We understand that this is an investment, but we also believe that families are priceless. At EDSI, our team operates based on the firm belief that everyone who wants to become a parent should be able to do so.

Our team is here to talk you through the different options for financing surrogacy and making it a possibility for you. Even if you do not think this is a possibility for you, give us a call today. To date, we have had over 1,000 healthy babies delivered and are known as the “Best Value and Preferred Agency for Hands-on Personalized Service” in the Third Party Assisted Reproduction Industry.

It is important to know that while we do work to keep rates low and affordable for the everyday person, our Surrogates, Egg Donors, and everyone on-staff are still chosen with care and deliberation. We make it a rule to be active problem solvers and advocates for our clients, making their experiences pleasant and hassle-free. Contact us today to get started on your surrogacy journey.


Egg Donor and Surrogacy Institute (EDSI)
8624 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(866) 344-3662