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In which countries is egg donation allowed?

There are different ways to donate eggs. Clinics from abroad offer fresh eggs and frozen eggs. The countries most frequently visited for egg donation are Spain, Russia and Ukraine. Below we have presented the characteristics of the EU countries.

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Country guidelines egg donation - Partner4Baby

In the following European countries egg donation is fully permitted!

Denmark

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: approx. 5,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Estonia

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: € 5,000
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Italy

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: approx. 9,000 €
  • Egg donation is permitted for married couples and heterosexual consensual partnerships. Single persons, homosexual couples and unstable partnerships may not be treated.

Malta

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: approx. 5,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Poland

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: approx. 5,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Portugal

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: approx. 6,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Romania

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: approx. 6,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Sweden

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: approx. 9,000 €
  • Homosexual couples are not allowed to have egg donation.

Czech Republic

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: approx. 5,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Cyprus

  • All forms of egg donation are permitted.
  • Costs: approx. 5,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

In the following countries, egg donation is prohibited:

Germany
Croatia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Hungary
France

In the following countries, egg donation is partially permitted:

Belgium

  • In principle, anonymous egg donation is permitted.
  • Open egg donation is prohibited, but an agreement can still be made in this regard.
  • Costs: approx. 9,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.
  • Additional information: Belgian clinics are allowed to decide themselves on the admission of patients. It can happen that Catholic fertility clinics refuse to treat individuals and homosexual couples.

Bulgaria

  • In principle, anonymous egg donation is permitted.
  • Open egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: approx. 7,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Finland

  • Open egg donation is generally permitted.
  • Anonymous egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: € 7,000
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Greece

  • In principle, anonymous egg donation is permitted.
  • Open egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: approx. 7,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Ireland

  • Open egg donation is permitted.
  • Anonymous egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: approx. 4,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Latvia

  • Anonymous egg donation is permitted.
  • Open egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: approx. 5,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Netherlands

  • Open egg donation is permitted.
  • Anonymous egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: approx. 4,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Austria

  • Open egg donation is permitted.
  • Anonymous egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: approx. 8,000 €
  • Single people are not allowed to have an egg donation.

Slovakia

  • Anonymous egg donation is permitted.
  • Open egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: approx. 4,000 €
  • Heterosexual couples are allowed to have egg donation. Homosexual couples and single women are not allowed to do so.

Slovenia

  • Anonymous egg donation is permitted.
  • Open egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: approx. 7,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.

Spain

  • Anonymous egg donation is permitted.
  • Open egg donation is prohibited.
  • Costs: approx. 7,000 €
  • All life forms can have an egg donation performed.