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Agency Fee – 1st Installment (due upon Match Acceptance) $14,000
Agency Fee – 2nd Installment (due upon GC contract signature) $14,000
Surrogate Rematch Fee $7,000
International Surcharge $3,000
Independent Match Concierge Services - $22,000
*Texas is proud to offer a 20% discount to active duty military members.
Surrogate Fee (add $5,000 per additional fetus) $40,000 - $55,000
Surrogate Expense Allowance ($200 per month, est. 14 months) ~$2,800
Housekeeping Allowance ($200 per month, est. 9 months) ~$1800
Maternity Clothing Allowance ($1,000 for multiples pregnancy) ~$750
Group Support Meeting Allowance ($75 per month, est. 10 months) ~$750
Embryo Transfer Fee $1,500
Additional Procedure Fees (e.g. transfer fee, in utero prenatal testing) ~$750 - $2,500+
Childcare/Lost Wages/Maternity Leave (negotiated, based on actual cost) ~$ actual costs
Screening and IVF costs
Mental Health Screening for IPs and Surrogate Included
Background Checks on IPs, Surrogate and Surrogate Partner Included
Medical Screening, IVF Fees, Medication Costs ~$25,000 - $50,000
Donor Egg Acquisition (if applicable) ~$10,000
Surrogacy Contract/Pre-Birth Order Filing $4,000 - $6,000
Stipend for Surrogate Independent Attorney $3,000
Power of Attorney/Living will for Gestational Carrier $5,000
Escrow Account Fee $2,000
Health insurance/healthcare fees surrogate
Scenario 1 – Surrogate/Spouse Employer Health Plan w/no Exclusion ~$750 - $9,000+
Scenario 2 – Individual Plan – Affordable Care Act (ACA) ~$6,000 - $12,000
Scenario 3 – Fee-for-service Cash Pay ~$26,000 - $50,000
Life insurance fees
Life Insurance for Surrogate $750 - $1,000
Per Diem vary
Taxis/Rental Car/Parking vary
Restriction of activities/lost wages
Lost Wages (for long distance travel to IVF clinic, bed rest) vary
Childcare (may not be necessary or may be capped) vary
International newborn health insurance
Newborn Cash Pay Fee-for-Service (no upper limit) ~$3,000 - $125,000
The second installment of the Agency Fee is held in escrow from match acceptance but is not considered earned until signature of Gestational Carrier Agreement.
Additional procedure fees usually range from $500 - $2,500 and may not be necessary.
Lost Wages are calculated based on surrogate pay less any short term disability or employer-provided maternity coverage.
If your selected Reproductive Endocrinologist requires testing in addition to what our agency provides this will incur extra cost.
This is an estimate of costs. There is no guarantee of an upper limit on costs with cash pay.
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