Cyprus is a common European destination country for international patients whom need to use donor oocytes to become mothers/parents.
Tag: medically assisted reproduction
In Cyprus, egg donors must remain anonymous. Thus, fertility clinics should attempt to guarantee the confidentiality in the data provided by the donor.
Egg donation in Croatia is governed by the Medically Assisted Procreation Act No. 86/12. According to it, only heterosexual couples who are unable to use the woman’s own eggs can use donor oocytes.
Egg or ovum donation is an allowed treatment in Denmark, but only for heterosexual couples. It must stand for an altruistic act, and donors can remain anonymous or not.
In Ukraine, egg donation must be an anonymous process, except for those cases in which the donor is a relative or female acquaintance of the couple who is about to undergo IVF using donor eggs in order to achieve parenthood.
In the Czech Republic, egg donation is an anonymous, voluntary, and altruistic act.
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.