Egg Donation FAQs

Let’s take a trip down memory lane:

Think of your local swimming pool. The place where you would go on hot summer days to cool off. The sounds, the smells, and maybe even a Wendy Peffercorn-esque lifeguard. Now, remember the fear that came from looking down at the water from the high dive.

Attempting to dive into the world of egg donation can feel like jumping off the high dive. But don’t worry, we’ll throw you a safety ring whenever you need one. We know you’ve got questions, but as we’ve already been through the process ourselves, we’re here to give you all the answers.

So read on to find the answers to the most common egg donation FAQs.

Who Can Benefit From Egg Donation?

We believe that the right to have children should be available to anyone, regardless of age, sex, religion, marital status, ethnicity, nationality, or sexual orientation.


If you need assistance in starting your family, we want to talk to you. There are several reasons why you may need donor eggs. No matter the reason, we’re glad you found us. 

Who are the Egg Donors?

Egg donors are incredibly selfless women. They want to help couples start their own families. They are willing to give their eggs to do so. 

A few requirements we have to egg donors include:

  • Between the ages of 20-31

  • Be able to pass a psychological evaluation

  • Be drug-free

  • Live a healthy lifestyle 

Our egg donors come from many diverse backgrounds. We have donors that are highly educated, some that are career-driven, and some who are athletes. They all have their own individual habits and interests. We also are proud of the different ethnicities we represent. 

At Elevate Egg Donors and Surrogates, we only offer the best of the best when it comes to our egg donors. 

Will we Need to Make Legal Arrangements?

Yes. As soon as a match is made between the intended parents and an egg donor, legal arrangements will need to be made. These contracts are to protect the rights of everyone involved.

We refer our clients to the best egg donor lawyers in the industry. They will carefully go over the contact to make sure you understand it. The contracts we work with are clear and concise and leave nothing to question.

If you have a preference on whether or not there will be a relationship between the donor and intended partners, this is where it will be spelled out for all parties involved.

How Affordable it Egg Donation?

We understand the financial burden placed on intended parents as they go through the egg donation process. That’s why we strive to offer the absolute best service for the most affordable price possible. While every case is different, we estimate that the entire process will cost anywhere between $16,000 to $30,000. 

This amount covers:

  • Agency fees

  • Donor Compensation

  • Legal fees

  • Medical/insurance costs

  • Travel arrangements

Also, keep in mind that some donors can charge higher rates based on ethnicity, experience, and achievements. 

Why Choose Elevate Egg Donors and Surrogates?

Elevate Egg Donors and Surrogates is unique in that it was founded by a gay couple who had been through the egg donation process themselves. They decided to streamline the process and create an agency that actually works.

Because of their experience and expertise, you can expect the best donors, the best service, and the best care possible in the industry.

Where is Your Office Located

We started our agency in New York but moved to Los Angeles to be closer to best fertility doctors and clinics

Even though we are located in Southern California, we offer services to anyone, no matter where they live. We proudly represent clients from all over the world. 

How Do I Get Started?

We’ve made it really easy for you. Go to our website and fill out a registration form. Elevate Egg Donors and Surrogates will contact you soon. 

Your Egg Donation FAQ Answered

If you’re considering egg donation to grow your family, now it the time to jump in with both feet. The egg donation industry has come a long way in the past few years, and there has never been a better time to start. 

So what are you waiting for? You’ve gotten your feet wet by reading all the egg donation FAQs — now you just need to take a deep breath and dive in.


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