Frequently Asked Questions for Egg Donors
How do I decide which fee is right for me?
Our first time donors generally receive a fee of $9,000 whereas experienced and successful donors will receive a higher fee. It can also vary based on certain characteristics (donors of Asian descent, Jewish descent and other donor types that are harder to find such as a professional degree, etc. can, in some cases, request a higher fee.
Donor compensation ranges from $9,000 to $15,000+. Speak with your donor coordinator to discuss what works best for you.
Who is responsible for paying the bills?
The family that you donate to will be responsible for medical bills, travel bills, and other expenses related to the donation.
Is egg donation compensation taxable income?
Yes. The United States Tax Court has concluded that amounts received by a donor represents taxable compensation income. Circle Egg Donation will issue 1099s for all egg donors who receive egg donors fees on or after January 15, 2015.
Do I have to have medical insurance?
It is recommended that all people have medical insurance but if you don't you can still be a donor in our program. The intended parent you are matched with will purchase complications insurance for you.