According to the Russian Medical Tourism Association (RMTA), in vitro fertilization (IVF) and surrogacy, are the most popular medical services among foreigners in Russia. Most clients who go for IVF in Russia are Italian, British, Israel, German, and USA residents. Therefore, IVF in Moscow, the capital, becomes a real chance for people all around the world to become happy parents with their oocytes or choosing reliable egg donors.
Medical centers in Russia that specialize in IVF (in vitro fertilization) are becoming more popular with foreigners every year. The number of medical tourists from China, the USA, and Europe has doubled in recent years. IVF is one of the most demanded procedures that can help you complete your family and give birth to a real wonder.
The first child, conceived by the IVF in Russia, was born 25 years ago. Now, about a thousand children are born annually with assisted reproductive technologies in the country. And the total number of Russian IVF babies exceeds 10,000. In the world, there are about 5 million children conceived in vitro.
Russia ranks 34th in the list of countries famous for foreigners to receive medical services. According to the Russian Association of Medical Tourism, over 65 thousand medical tourists visited the country in 2019 and 2020. According to forecasts of the Ministry of Health, this number may increase to 500 thousand people a year in the next few years. Therefore, if you choose the right place for your IVF journey, Russia and its capital Moscow are an excellent fit for all fertility services types.
Intended parents come to Russia and stay for treatment from several days to two weeks, depending on the program. To optimize a foreign patient’s stay, the clinics’ specialists carry out all the preparatory work remotely. Thus you can correspond with the doctor by e-mail, send tests, extracts, the doctor gives comments, makes appointments, and only when everything is ready for the IVF program, you arrive at the clinic for the procedure.
RMTA states that Russia attracts medical tourists due to the lower cost of procedures and the process’s legislative side.
Of the total number of foreign patients who came to Russia for IVF, Italians make up 55% (Italy prohibited the procedure until 2014). 19% Of all patients are residents of the UK, waiting for a donor biomaterial. Israeli and German women go to Russian clinics because of age restrictions in their homeland. US citizens choose IVF in Russia, mainly because of the low cost of the procedure. Besides, IVF is of interest to women from the Middle East, in particular from the UAE.
Chapter 35 of the Russian Federation Family Code states, ‘Every adult woman of childbearing age has the right to artificial insemination and embryo implantation.’ The civil registry office carries out registration at the child’s birthplace or the parents’ residence (one of the parents). Therefore, it is common to use IVF services in Moscow, Russia, because you have all the legal rights to travel back and have a healthy baby in your country of residence.
The price for IVF in Moscow is lower comparing to the USA, Asian and European countries. The price for embryo transfer is $1350. A full IVF round can cost around $5950. More than that, in Moscow we at Sunshine offer IVF egg sharing programs that can help you cut the cost twice. Look at the table below to see the estimated expense for each procedure or contact us for free consultancy and a custom quote.
Our leading partner is GMS IVF. Their Family Planning House opened in 2016 based on GMS Clinic – a private medical clinic operating in Moscow since 2008.
Basic principles of the clinic are:
GMS Clinic practices all known ART regimens:
Family Planning House GMS IVF has its genetic laboratory (perform PGD using aCGH and NGS methods) and its cryobank (oocytes, sperm, embryos). If you would like to start your IVF journey in this clinic, don`t hesitate to contact us using the form below, send us a message or call at +1 213 423 05 31
Look through the most frequently asked questions about IVF in Russia or contact us for any additional queries. All consultations are free.
Foreign patients can live either in a hotel near the clinic or in a rented apartment. The clinic helps a foreign patient with finding accommodation for the duration of treatment.
If you do not speak Russian, don’t worry. Most doctors in international clinics do speak English. More than that, you will always have a personal agency assistant to help you with any other queries, like recommend the best restaurants in the city, places for walking, fitness centers.
You can choose a potential donor from our free database. A specialized law office accompanies egg donation programs; therefore, the procedure is legal and well-documented.
Reliability is an essential factor when choosing a clinic. Therefore, you can check reviews or look for a clinic in the list of institutions with a Temos international certificate. This certificate can be obtained only by those clinics that have confirmed the high quality of services provided to foreign patients.
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