Fertility tourism Iran

August 31, 2018
Fertility tourism Iran
Fertility tourism Iran

Family starts with hope

Infertility afflicts millions of couples around the globe. Now a day, couples who apparently look healthy and have great sexual life are sometimes unable to have children. In such a situation, they look for fertility treatment as a corrective medical option. In addition to that, according to the statistics, female partners above the age of 35 have difficulties in conceiving. As a result, more and more couples are now looking for the options like fertility tourism. The prohibitive cost of fertility treatment in countries like the USA and the UK is making the residents is looking toward other countries like Iran. Iran has excellent facilities in assisted reproductive technology or ART and other forms of fertility treatment.
Iran fertility tourism facilities

Medical tourism Iran just not offers services for treatments but also provides excellent recuperating care to its international patients. Health care facilities in Iran are improving day by day as the government is heavily investing in technology and infrastructure to attract more tourists for fertility tourism and medical tourism. Unlike the western countries, the waiting times are practically non-existent. Full medical packages are available including pre and post treatment care, travelling, transportation, accommodation and access to the latest medical technology and equipments.

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in Iran

The term “in vitro” refers to the outside of the body. It is a process of fertilization in which the eggs and sperms are combined outside the body. After the fertilization, the embryo is transferred to the uterus. It is known as an efficient method of ART (assisted reproductive technology). It is recommended in several situations such as genetic abnormalities, recurrent pregnancy loss or male factor infertility. Iran is considered as a pioneer in researching and conducting these fertility procedures. Many renowned doctors perform these procedures with highest rate of success and bringing smile on the face of couples.

Cost of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in Iran

You expect to pay $2,500-$5,000 for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in the USA and Europe while in Iran; it ranges from $1,000 to $2,500.


In Vitro Maturation (IVM) in Iran

It is new revolutionized medical procedure somehow similar to IVF. During this procedure, eggs are retrieved while they are still in the immature stage, and bring them to maturity in the laboratory (in vitro). In IVM, females don’t need too much medication or injections as they do in IVF. Later, the matured eggs are fertilized using a process called intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). After that, they are transferred to the uterus where they develop until the pregnancy occurs.

Cost of In Vitro Maturation (IVM) in Iran

In Europe and the USA, the cost of In Vitro Maturation (IVM) ranges from $3,000 to $5,000. But in Iran, you pay less than half of these rates like $1,000 to $2,000.

Sperm donation and egg donation in Iran

Many females are unable to conceive pregnancy for multiple reasons including poor quality of eggs, early menopause, menstrual cycle diseases, premature ovarian failure or chromosomal abnormalities. In this process, a woman donates eggs to other woman to enable her to become pregnant. Generally in Iran, it involves In vitro fertilization technology, with the eggs being fertilized in the laboratory.

As far as the sperm donation in Iran is concerned, it involves a sperm donor who donates his sperms for artificial insemination of a woman who is not his sexual partner.  In Iran, this process is carried out secretly and discretely. Several fertility institutions in Iran offer sperm donation and egg donation at a very reasonable cost as compared to the USA and Europe.

Cost of sperm donation and egg donation in Iran

It will cost you between $300 to $1000 in Iran while in the USA or Europe; you’ll have to pay from $20,000 to$30,000.

Egg and ovarian cortex freezing in Iran

In this medical procedure in Iran, ovarian tissues are frozen and stored. At times, females’ reproductive system gets affected by surgical treatments or chemotherapy during the cancer treatment. For instance, during the cancer treatment, female’s ovarian cortex is frozen so that she might become pregnant in the future. After the cancer treatment, the tissues are again replanted inside the female body. The Iranian fertility hospitals are well equipped and capable of serving everyone with care. So you can get the medical treatment with ease and comfort.

Cost of egg and ovarian cortex freezing in Iran

The Cost of egg and ovarian cortex freezing is quite low in Iran around $400 to $1,000 while in the USA and Europe; it ranges from $6,000 to $12,000.

Embryo donation in Iran

It is known as a type of third party reproduction. When couples are unable to become parents for reasons such as the risk of passing on a genetic disease or women who have gone through the menopause, adapt the embryo donation technique. The donor’s embryo is placed in the uterus of recipient to facilitate pregnancy and childbirth in the recipient. As a result, the child is known as ‘the baby of woman’ who gives birth to her.  Iranian fertility clinics offer extensive services for embryo donation to both the local and international patients.

Cost of embryo donation in Iran

It will cost you between $5,000 in Iran while in the USA or Europe; you’ll have to pay from $15,000 to$80,000.

Surrogacy in Iran

Surrogacy is a type of assisted reproduction in which a woman carries a pregnancy for another family. In this way, a family, otherwise, having difficulties in becoming parents, become parents. This procedure requires IVF to implant the fertilized egg in the surrogate’s uterus. In Iran, several medical institutions support surrogacy.

Cost of surrogacy in Iran

The cost of surrogacy in Iran is about $5,000 to $35,000 while in the USA and Europe, it ranges from $90,000 to $1, 30,000.

Price comparison list

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In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)




In Vitro Maturation (IVM)




Sperm donation




Egg donation




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Why choose Iran for infertility issues

Infertility is a depressing condition plaguing a large number of couples around the world. In a country like Iran, advanced medical techniques have opened new doors of opportunities for such couples and it has now become possible for them to become parents. Besides, the success rate of fertility treatment in the country is also considerably high.

Iranian famous fertility treatment hospitals and doctors:

Bahman Hospital

Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Shahrak-e Gharb، Iran Zamin، Iran

Phone: +98 21 8857 5901

Iran Clinic

Address: Gilan Province, Rasht, Bastani Shoar, Iran

Phone: +98 13 3376 5630

Fatemieh Hospital

Address: District 1, Hamedan, Hamadan Province, Iran

Phone: +98 81 3827 7459

Maryam Infertility Treatment Center

Address: Sari, Mazandaran Province, Iran

Phone: +98 911 227 7699

Avicenna fertility center

Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, Yakhchal St, Iran

Phone: +98 21 23519

Dr Peyman Salehi & Dr Arezou Enteshari

Address: Isfahan Province, Isfahan, Saadat Abad, Peymani Alley, Iran

Phone: +98 31 3662 2404

Final words

Iran is among the top countries in the world offering top notch fertility centers. In fact, it is the final hope for couples around the world.

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