Cyprus is a common European destination country for international patients whom need to use donor oocytes to become mothers/parents.
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In Cyprus, egg donors must remain anonymous. Thus, fertility clinics should attempt to guarantee the confidentiality in the data provided by the donor.
Greek regulations establish different boundaries regarding how many embryos should be transferred, according to the patient’s age, and the type of eggs used (donor or own oocytes).
The order #107n of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation limits to two the number of embryos that can be transferred to the female’s uterus.
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.
US regulations do not establish a limit regarding how many embryos can be transferred to the woman; therefore, it will depend on the medical criterion along with the decision of the prospective surrogate.
The Spanish law on Human Assisted Reproduction Techniques limits the number of embryos to transfer to three.
The cost of IVF using donor sperm ranges from €3,000 to €5,000 and usually includes expenses derived from the donor, such as the economic compensation and the sperm donor screening process.
In Greece, the costs of infertility treatments are similar or slightly lower if compared to other European countries. The cost of egg donation is approximately €5,000-6,000.
Within Cyprus, egg donation is permitted by law and regulated by Act 69 (I)/2015 on the Application of Medically Assisted Reproduction, issued in 2005.