Surrogacy in Colorado
Surrogacy in Colorado
With an active surrogate community, a central location, and favorable surrogacy law, Colorado is a great place to become a surrogate.
A Great Place for Surrogacy
Colorado has always been a great place for surrogates and intended parents. Prospective surrogates will find a thriving community of surrogates who are eager to meet each other and share their experiences. Circle Surrogacy has worked with surrogates from Colorado for decades and, in the past, we've organized local meetups for women in the Colorado area. The state's location between the coasts also makes travel relatively easy to IVF clinics across the country.
Simple Legal Procedures
In general, surrogacy in Colorado doesn't require surrogate to appear in court. The legal procedures surrounding surrogacy in Colorado are simple and quick -- in most cases, Colorado surrogates can sign a voluntary acknowledgment at the hospital. Pre-birth and post-birth orders are possible. Your attorneys will handle all required paperwork.
Benefits for Surrogate MothersThere are so many benefits to being a surrogate, both emotionally and financially.
- Gain an incredible sense of self-fulfillment from giving the greatest gift humanly possible to another family
- High compensation with a customized benefits package
- Build a life-long relationship with forever-grateful intended parents
- Work with a personal program coordination team and licensed social worker
- Active surrogate community
See If You Qualify
In order to qualify for surrogacy in Colorado, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Has delivered a child of their own, and is currently parenting at least one child.
- Has had uncomplicated pregnancies and deliveries, as documented by medical records.
- Is between 21-41 years of age.
- Typically have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of no higher than 33. Calculate My BMI.
- Is a citizen, legal resident or legal immigrant of the United States. If a surrogate is a legal resident or legal immigrant of the United States, the surrogate must be able to provide documentation that is valid for at least 2 years.
- Does not participate in the following government aid programs: cash assistance, welfare, public housing and section 8. All other forms of government assistance will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Has a valid driver’s license.
- Has the support of her family. If married or partnered, the surrogate must have her partner’s support. Also, the surrogate and her partner/primary support person must agree to participate in a social work screening.
- Is financially secure.
- Leads a stable, responsible lifestyle.
- Is willing to travel for IVF process. Please note, often these trips include overnight stays.
- Does not use illegal drugs, smoke cigarettes, or abuse alcohol.
If you have any questions about becoming a surrogate in Colorado, or about the surrogacy process in general, please don't hesitate to contact us!
Family and reproductive law is continually developing and changing. As such, there is no guarantee the information on this website is current or correct. Circle’s in-house legal team and referring attorneys provided the information listed, and it is not intended to be a substitute for an attorney’s legal counsel. In any individual case, you should always confer with an attorney who specializes in this area of law and is licensed to practice in the particular state at hand.