In Cyprus, sperm donors must remain anonymous and act selflessly in accordance with the law. Intended parents can only get general information about the donor’s phenotypical characteristics.
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The law that regulates oocyte and sperm donation, and in general fertility care, in Cyprus is the Law 69 (I)/2015. Among other aspects, it established that gamete donation should be based upon anonymity and altruism.
Sperm donation is allowed in Cyprus to be used for intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures. It should be based upon anonymity and altruism.
In general, gamete donation translates into an overall improvement in the success rates if compared to those obtained using the patient’s own reproductive cells.
By double-donor IVF we mean the use of both donor eggs and donor sperm for a single fertility cycle. Thus, intended parents will not share the genetic code of their child.
The Cypriot Law allows for the transfer of a maximum of two embryos in women aged 38 or younger, and up to three embryos in women aged 39 to 50.
Embryo adoption in Cyprus refers both to the use of spare embryos and the use of embryos that have been created from the fusion of donor eggs and sperm.
Sperm donation is the treatment of choice for many couples who are unable to use the husband’s own sperm. Donor sperm can be used either for artificial insemination or IVF.