Prefer a PDF version: Treatment Fees Sheet PDF here & Donor Fees Sheet

  

Your First Consultation with a fertility doctor will outline your options and suggest a personalised treatment plan.

First doctor consultation $275
Review consultation $180

Non attendance fee - this fee applies if the appointment is cancelled within one business day of the scheduled time or is not attended

$125

Counselling consultation 

One counselling consultation is complimentary per couple or individual (if single) as part of IVF or IUI treatment. Your complimentary counselling consultation can be used at any time during treatment, and within three months after treatment. Additional consultations are chargeable.

$165

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Diagnostic tests: Your fertility doctor may advise tests to help with diagnosis and treatment selection.

Hers

AMH test – cost varies by area due to courier costs $90 - $115
Ultrasound scan $140
Saline ultrasound scan  $730
Hysteroscopy $1,300
Genetic Carrier Screening (CF,SMA & FXS) $565

 His

Semen analysis $110
MAR sperm antibody screen $55
Strict sperm morphology $145
Trial sperm wash $215
SCSA for sperm DNA fragmentation $255
Semen analysis + MAR + SCSA $390
Semen + Sperm freezing + six months storage $230
Genetic Carrier Screening (CF, SMA & FXS) $565

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Many of our treatments involve both a set ‘cost per cycle’ plus the variable cost of medication. Your doctor will determine your dose of medication as part of your personalised treatment plan. All costs are presented for a single cycle of treatment. 

Ovulation Induction
  Cost per cycle  Estimated cost for medication
Monitored ovulation induction cycle (Clomiphene or Letrozole) $370 $20 - $50
Monitored ovulation induction using gonadotrophins $1,670 $1,000 - $3,000 
Early pregnancy care $335  

IUI - Intrauterine Insemination

Early pregnancy care or one review consultation with a doctor after 4 cycles is included. Please refer to our Donor Treatment Fees below if you are using donor sperm.

 

Cost Per Cycle

Estimated cost for medication

Cost Per Cycle

$1,670

$0 - $500

If cycle stopped after first blood test 

$235  

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In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is used to overcome a wide range of fertility issues and for many couples it gives the best chance of having a baby.

 

IVF Cycle

One review consultation with a doctor following treatment, OR early pregnancy care is included. Please refer to our Donor Treatment Fees guide if you are using donor sperm or eggs. IVF treatment costs include six months’ storage of eggs, sperm or embryos.


  Cost per cycle (excl. medication) Estimated  medication
IVF cycle, including fresh embryo transfer $8,400 $2,500 - $5,500
Frozen embryo transfer cycle $1,940 $0 - $600  
IVF cycle with all embryos frozen or no embryo to transfer $7,700  $2,500 - $5,500 
Thawed embryo transfer cycle - if stopped before transfer $235   
IVF cycle stopped before egg collection $695 $1,500 - $5,500 
Egg freezing cycle - First Cycle - inclusive of medications $9,500 Included
Egg Freezing - 2nd cycle if within timeframe** $7,800 Included
Egg Freezing - 3rd cycle if within timeframe** $6,800 Included
Egg thawing, ICSI and fresh embryo transfer* $4,765 $0 - $600 
Thaw and refreeze of embryos $1,240 per freeze  
  

*The timeframe between egg freezing and embryo transfer varies for each patient and is therefore charged separately.  

 ** The discounted rate for a 2nd egg freezing cycle a further discount for the 3rd cycle is available. The only requirement is that these cycles take place within 3 months of the previous cycles egg collection. More 

Additional IVF Treatment Options

Your doctor may recommend any of the following additional treatments. Costs are in addition to treatment costs above. All costs are presented for a single cycle of treatment.

Additional to above
ICSI – Sperm microinjection  $2,295
IMSI – High magnification Sperm Microinjection (ICSI) $3,045
AOA – Artificial Oocyte Activation (AOA) $350
PGS – Preimplantation Genetic Screening of embryos
For the first 2 embryos
For each following embryo
 
$1,250 each
$1,000 each
TiMI – Time lapse Morphometry Imaging  $975
PGD fee - please see your local clinic 
Surgical Sperm Retrieval  $1,085
ERA - Endometrial Receptivity Assay
Includes fee for the test, couriering, manufactured cycle and Pipelle biopsy
$2,700

 



Storage

 
6 months' storage of sperm, eggs or embryos $130
6 months' storage of ovarian tissue $260
10 year storage of sperm, eggs or embryos (prepaid) $1,550
Please contact your nearest clinic if you wish to transport sperm, eggs, or embryos

 

Fees can be found at your local clinic for:

  • IVF with in vitro maturation (IVM)
  • Sedation for IVF with anaesthetist
  • Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

  

International Patients and Non-residents

Costs are in addition to treatment fees

 
Non-residents charge  $770
Non-residents charge with French fertility interpreter $1,075 

Medications

An individualised estimate of medication costs is provided at the beginning of each IVF-related treatment cycle.


Down Regulating Your Cycle/ LH Surge Protection

Buserelin 

$240 per ampoule
Orgalutran $140 per ampoule
Cetrotide $190 per ampoule
(on average 4-6 Orgalutran or Cetrotide
ampoules needed per cycle)
Stimulating Egg Production
Gonal F Injection Pen 300 pen – $335
450 pen – $505
900 pen – $1005
Puregon Injection Pen 300 pen – $335
600 pen – $670
900 pen – $1,005
Elonva $1,830
Triggering ovulation
Ovidrel $190 per ampoule
Maintaining the Uterine Lining
Utrogestan
Crinone
Luteal support package
$40 per 5 days
$375 per 15 days
$160
Recombinant LH (Luteinising Hormone)
Luveris $255 per injection
  • Once we have dispensed medications to you, we cannot provide a refund. If you have leftover medications we can accept them for disposal, but unfortunately, we cannot reuse them, and we cannot reimburse the cost you have incurred.
  • Medications can be costly, so we try to issue only what is needed until the next blood test.
  • Medications are to be paid for at the time you pick them up from the clinic, or before medications are couriered. 
  • Payment for IVF medications is covered in the payment options below.

 

 

 

 

Consultation

  • To be paid on the day of appointment.

Pre-Treatment and Storage

  • To be paid within 14 days of invoice.

 Non-IVF Treatments

  • Treatment cycles are invoiced on Day 1 of treatment and the account is to be paid prior to insemination (IUI) or scan (Clomiphene or Letrozole).

 IVF Treatment

  • IVF Treatment cycles are invoiced on the first day of treatment.
  • For your convenience we have three ways in which you can pay for your IVF treatment.

1  SPLIT PAYMENT

You pay $8,000 at the time you pick up your medications. The balance is due on the day of your trigger injection.

2  ADVANCE PAYMENT

At the start of your cycle, we will send you an estimate of your treatment costs. You pay this at the time you pick up your medications. At the end of your cycle we refund any overpayment, or send you an invoice for any additional costs. We expect 80% of people will receive refunds. Advance payment includes a $100 fee reduction as a thank you for using this option.

3  FERTILITY COVER

You pay a single upfront fee covering up to three cycles of IVF over an 18 month period. If treatment does not result in a live birth after the three cycles, you will receive a 70% refund. Please contact your clinic for further information regarding this option before starting treatment.

Notes about payment

Prices are in NZ dollars and include GST. Prices may be subject to change without further notice.

• Payment can be made by cash, cheque, direct debit or credit card.

The chance of pregnancy is dependent on many factors, as explained in our Pathway to a Child magazine – there is no refund if you do not become pregnant, unless you are paying under our ‘Fertility Cover’ option (see above).

• The medications cannot be refunded once they have been issued to you.

  


 

Donor Treatment Fees

Donor fees are in addition to treatment cycle fees. Please use this guide along with the current Treatment
Fees (listed above) to understand the costs of a donor treatment cycle. 

Counselling

All donors, surrogates and intending parent(s), are required to attend at least one counselling consultation. The first counselling
consultation for donors and surrogates is included in the donor costs outlined below. Additional counselling consultations are paid
by the intending parent(s).

  • Additional counselling consultations incur a cost of $165 per consultation. 

Donor Treatment Costs 

Since 2017 all Fertility Associates donors are screened for three commonly inherited genetic conditions; Cystic Fibrosis, Fragile X Syndrome
and Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Donors are also screened for infectious diseases. Our donor fees include these screening tests, medical
consultation(s) for donors, counselling for donors and costs incurred to recruit clinic donors.

Note: Ethical Application: When using both Dnor Egg and Donor Sperm together, Donor Embryo or Surrogacy an Ethical Application from ECART is required – please see the Ethical Application Price Sheet and talk to a Fertility Counsellor for price indications.

Treatment using donor sperm

ABOUT EGG DONOR FEES & PAYMENT* The subsequent cycle fee applies if an additional cycle occurs within 6 months of first cycle with the same donor as the 1st cycle & no further
doctor consultations or counselling are required.** Guaranteed embryo transfer fee is available to intending parent(s) using a clinic recruited donor. If there are no embryos suitable to transfer, the
intending parent(s) receive a refund of $10,000. This is optional; please discuss this with your medical team.*** Please see below for more information on donor reimbursement and additional treatment costs. 

Clinic Donor Cost per cycle
IUI: using Clinic sperm donor fee – charged per IUI cycle $790
IVF cycle: using Clinic sperm donor fee – charged per IVF cycle (including ICSI) $3,095

Personal Donor

Fees are charged per donor, not per cycle of treatment. 

 

Screening tests for sperm quality. Includes semen analysis, SCSA for DNA fragmentation, strict sperm morphology and trial wash

 $505

Donor preparation. Includes medical and counselling consultations for the donor, Genetic Carrier Screening and storage of up to 3 samples. Additional samples will be charged the standard fee for semen analysis and sperm storage.

$1,950
Treatment using donor Eggs
 
Costs are per cycle and are additional to the IVF treatment fees  
Clinic Donor Cost per cycle
1st cycle with a clinic recruited egg donor,  $4,590
Personal Donor  
1st cycle including screening, medical consultations* and counselling of donor $3,515
Screening & preparation of additional potential donors, charged per donor screened $1,000
Treatment using Donor Egg - (Clinic & Personal)  
Subsequent cycle with the same egg donor** $515
Guaranteed embryo transfer, optional fee*** $770
Donor reimbursement – passed on by the clinic to the donor at the time of egg collection. Charged per egg collection**** $1650
About Egg Donor Fees and Payment  
* Donors have two medical consultations, one prior to treatment and another following treatment  
** Subsequent cycle fee applies to additional cycles occurring within 6 months of the first cycle, using the same donor as the 1st cycle and no further doctor consultations or counselling is required.
*** Guaranteed embryo transfer fee is an optional service available to intending parent(s) using an egg donor. If there are no embryos suitable to transfer, the intending parent(s) receive a refund of $10,000. Eligibility criteria applies - please see over page for more information.

**** Please see over page for more information on donor reimbursement and additional treatment costs.

San Diego Support while in NZ for recipients. more here.

 
Surrogacy
 Cost per cycle

1st cycle with surrogate including screening, medical consultations* and counselling of surrogate

$2,385
Subsequent cycle with the same surrogate, additional to IVF treatment $515
Screening and preparation of additional potential surrogates, charged per surrogate screened $1,000

    * Surrogates have two medical consultations, one prior to treatment and another following treatment.


Note: When using both Donor Egg and Donor Sperm together; a donor who is a close family member; Donor Embryo; or Surrogacy; an application to ECART is required. Please refer to our “Fees for Ethics Applications” sheet and talk to a Fertility Counsellor. 


  
TREATMENT USING DONOR SPERM
SPERM DONOR RECIPIENTS
  • Recipients using a personal sperm donor pay the screening fee at the time that they book a semen analysis with the lab.
  • The preparation fee is payable at the donor’s medical consultation. 
TREATMENT USING DONOR EGGS 

EGG DONOR RECIPIENTS

  • Recipients of donor eggs pay for treatment when or before their donor collects
    medication, which is prior to treatment starting.
  • Recipients using a personal egg donor pay the egg donor fee when we begin screening
    and preparation of an egg donor.
  • Recipients pay the donor reimbursement when the donor starts her treatment cycle 
  • The clinic passes on the full reimbursement to the donor at the time of egg collection.
  • Donor reimbursement applies irrespective of the outcome of the donor’s cycle.

  ABOUT DONOR REIMBURSEMENT

  • The standard reimbursement covers typical expenses such as parking, child care, time, inconvenience. 
  • If the donor lives out of town and requires air fares and accommodation, these will require extra. reimbursement.
  • The reimbursement applies to all recipients, whether using a clinic or personal donor, and whether the treatment is privately or publicly funded.
  • Personal donors may elect to forgo reimbursement – this would need to be agreed in advance on a ‘case by case’ basis between the clinic and the donor.

 

ADDITIONAL TO THE EGG DONOR TREATMENT COSTS 

  • There may be additional treatment fees, for instance if the donor needs an anaesthetist for heavier sedation.

GUARANTEED EMBRYO TRANSFER

  • This optional service is available to eligible recipients of egg donation. For $770 Fertility Associates’ guarantees that your egg donation cycle will produce at least one embryo suitable for transfer. And if not, you will receive a refund of $10,000. Terms and conditions apply, please visit www.fertilityassociates.co.nz/get or ask your clinical team.

 

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Notes about payment

Prices are in NZ dollars and include GST. Prices may be subject to change without further notice.

• Payment can be made by cash, cheque, direct debit or credit card.

• The chance of pregnancy is dependent on many factors, as explained in our Pathway to a Child magazine.

• The medications cannot be refunded once they have been issued to you.