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Average cost for Gestational Surrogacy

Here is a general breakdown of the costs you can anticipate on your family building journey. Please keep in mind that these costs are only an estimation. The costs depend on a variety of factors that are unique to everyone. We understand that to prepare for this major decision that you need to have a breakdown of what you should expect. We have done our best to assist with giving you realistic ranges of each cost.


Average Cost Chart

Clinic screening and coordination costs $3,000 – $5000
Counselling Sessions $300 – $500 (included in some of our program fees)
Medical screening for Surrogate $2,000 – $3,000
Surrogate Reimbursements $20,000 – $30,000
Travel expenses for surrogate $1,000 – $3,000
Legal Fees for surrogacy contracts (before transfer)

Legal Parentage documents (depending on Province of birth)


$1,000 – $5,000

Clinic IVF fees + Medications $4000, $6,000
CSC Agency Fee $10,000 – $17,000
$46,000 – $74,500

Possible Reimbursements for a Surrogate

Surrogate Mothers can only be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses that are as a result of the pregnancy.

Some expenses included are:

  • Groceries
  • Childcare
  • Travel Expenses
  • Housekeeping
  • Life insurance policy
  • Phone / internet
  • Vitamins / supplements
  • Health and Wellness (Chiropractic/ Acupuncture/ Massage)
  • Counselling
  • Medications
  • Support aids (Body pillow to sleep, etc)
  • lost wages

Why choose us?

We set standards for how surrogacy should be approached in Canada. Founder, Angela Truppe sits on an Ethics Committee with a team of professionals in the industry to ensure that the decisions made within her program are above reproach and do not compromise the integrity of her clients. The team at CSC are always striving to offer the best resources, guidance, and support through every step of the process.

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