Find the breakdown for estimated surrogacy costs here with an overview of pricing details for intended parents.

Estimated Surrogacy Costs

Vermont Surrogacy Network Fee

First Installment Network Fee


Second Installment Network Fee




**Rematch Fee


*Network fees include an initial screening of gestational carriers, profile matching, and initial communication between Intended Parents and Gestational Surrogates. Fees include assisting in locating an IVF clinic if you are not currently working with a clinic, communications with the IVF clinic of your choosing, assisting in scheduling appointments, and making travel arrangements for the Gestational Surrogate. Network fees also include continued support for Intended Parents and Gestational Surrogate from the first contact to post-delivery.

**Rematch fee is not required if your surrogate does not clear the initial medical screening at the IVF clinic you are working with.  

Screening Fees

Home Study/Social Work Evaluation(optional)


Medical Screening


Legal Fees

Intended Parents Attorney Fees (Includes drafting gestational surrogacy contract, birth certificate, and carrier insurance review)

$3,000 - $7,000

Gestational Surrogates Attorney Fees

$1,000 - $2,500

VSN Escrow Trust Account Management

VSN Escrow Trust Account Management, due at Matching Stage

$1,800 - $2,500

Escrow Deposit Due Upon Starting Matching Stage


*Escrow reviewed once contracts with the GS are signed, at the end of 1st And 2nd trimesters for replenishment as needed.

Gestational Surrogate Reimbursements / Expenses

Base Reimbursement for first time carrier


Experienced carriers

$5,000 - $10,000


$5,000 - $10,000


$8,000 - $10,000

*Paid over 8 months after confirmation of pregnancy

*Further potential costs can be viewed on the Gestational Surrogate Reimbursement page. These expenses are only estimates. Gestational Surrogate reimbursements are negotiated during the contract phase.

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