Surrogacy in San Francisco, CA
GSHC Surrogacy Agency works with intended parents and gestational surrogates from all over California including Berkeley, Oakland, San Mateo, and the entire San Francisco Bay Area. We work with IVF clinics across the state and we are happy to connect you with the finest professionals in the industry. If you have any questions about location, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Our Partner Clinics in San Francisco
To ensure our intended parents and surrogates have the best possible surrogacy experience, we work with only the most trusted clinics in the San Francisco area:
Surrogacy Law in San Francisco, CA
California is known for having some of the most progressive surrogacy laws in the US and is one of the easiest places to find or become a gestational surrogate. Whether you’re from Oakland, Berkeley, San Mateo, or anywhere else in the San Francisco Bay Area, GSHC will help you navigate all aspects of the legal process, including connecting you with local surrogacy attorneys.
Information for Potential Surrogates in San Francisco
Becoming a Surrogate in San Francisco
Every journey begins with a single step. If you fulfill all the requirements for being a surrogate, are located in the San Francisco Bay Area, and are ready to help someone else achieve their dreams of having a family, the first step is to fill out our Surrogacy Pre-Qualification Form.
Surrogacy Compensation in San Francisco
Becoming a surrogate is one of the most generous actions that a woman can do. At GSHC, we offer competitive compensation for our surrogates as a token of gratitude for your time, effort, and generosity.
What Are the Requirements to Become a Gestational Surrogate in San Francisco?
While all clinics operate a little differently, in San Francisco potential surrogates must meet the following general requirements:
- You must be between the ages of 21 to 38
- You must have given birth to one child
- You must have a BMI of 30 or less
- You must be a US citizen with no felonies
- You must be financially stable and not receiving any government assistance
See the full list of surrogate requirements for more information.
San Francisco Surrogacy Information for Intended Parents
Finding a Surrogate in San Francisco
As a full-service boutique surrogacy agency, GSHC will guide you throughout the entire process of finding a surrogate, from the initial intake to the matching process to scheduling your first meeting.
Surrogacy Costs in San Francisco
We understand that family-building via surrogacy is a significant investment. To help ease financial considerations for our intended parents, GSHC streamlines the surrogacy process and eliminates gratuitous overhead. For more information on managing surrogacy costs, visit our Surrogate Cost page.
San Francisco Bay Area Travel Information
Getting Around San Francisco
There are many convenient options available to intended parents traveling to, from, and around the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Major airports in the area include:
San Francisco also offers excellent public transportation options, including:
- The Bay Area Rapid Transit (the BART) metro rail, which consists of 50 stations and spans 131 miles across five counties
- The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which operates trains, buses, and streetcars throughout the city
- Dozens of taxi stands
San Francisco is also well-serviced by popular ride-sharing programs such as Uber and Lyft.
For those who plan to drive themselves, San Francisco’s highway infrastructure can connect you across all areas and suburbs of the city. The major highways to be aware of include:
- Interstate 80, also known as the James Lick Skyway
- The Central Freeway
- Interstate 238
- Interstate 280, also known as Father Junipero Serra Freeway
- Interstate 580
- Interstate 880, also known as Nimitz Freeway
- Interstate 980, also known as Grove Shafter Freeway
Accommodations and Entertainment in San Francisco
The San Francisco Bay Area is home to thousands of hotel rooms, with options available in any budget range. There are also hundreds of AirBnB options, including accommodations in Oakland, San Mateo, and Berkeley. As far as entertainment goes, there’s never a dull moment in San Francisco. From restaurants to history to nature to culture, San Francisco has a little something for everyone.
For more information on planning your trip to San Francisco, please visit the San Francisco Travel Association’s website.
For more information about finding or becoming a gestational surrogate in the San Francisco Bay Area, please contact our team and we will gladly assist you with whatever questions you may have.