Surrogate Requirements

Becoming a surrogate is a one-of-a-kind experience with Giving Tree Surrogacy & Egg Donation because of our requirements and support. Learn if you qualify with the basic surrogate criteria below.

Learn what’s required to become a surrogate

Women interested in becoming a Giving Tree surrogate must meet the following requirements:

  • Have had at least one healthy full-term pregnancy with no complications and documented medical records.
  • Are currently raising at least one child in the home.
  • Must be between the ages of 21 and 38.
  • Have a healthy height-weight ratio with a BMI no higher than 32.
  • Must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States. If a legal resident, you must provide documentation that is valid for at least 2 years.
  • Must have a valid Driver License
  • Must reside in the United States in a state that is surrogacy friendly (at this time, we are not accepting surrogates who reside in Michigan, Louisiana, Nebraska, or outside of the United States).
  • Must be a non-smoker in excellent health.
  • Must not have a history of alcohol or substance abuse.
  • Must have a strong support system including the support of her spouse/partner if she is married or in a relationship.
  • Must be willing to undergo a criminal background check (if married, your husband must also be willing to complete a background check).
  • Must be willing to travel to fertility clinics to complete the IVF process.
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