Become a Surrogate in Rhode Island


Surrogacy in Rhode Island

Circle Surrogacy has been matching Rhode Island surrogate mothers with intended parents from around the world since 1995. Rhode Island is one the best states for surrogates and intended parents due to its close proximity to some of the best hospitals and IVF care in the world. 

Favorable Law

Favorable RI surrogacy laws protect the surrogate, egg donor, and intended parents. Obtaining parental rights in Rhode Island is an easy and seamless process for all involved. Surrogates and intended parents rarely, if ever, have to go to court. In Rhode Island, pre-birth orders are generally obtained during the eighth month of pregnancy, and usually signed in the judge’s chambers without the parties present.

Benefits for Surrogates in Rhode Island

There 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
  • Opportunity to work with local Intended Parents if you so desire
  • Chance to work with local fertility clinics (and travel less)

Surrogates in Rhode Island Earn Higher Base Fees with Circle

With close proximity to cities like Providence and Boston, surrogates have access to quality care at some of the world’s best medical centers. Also, the coastal location near major airports also makes the area a convenient place to travel to for appointments for international Intended Parents. Because of this desirable location and proximity to medical clinics, Rhode Island surrogates earn a higher base fee with Circle.  

See If You Qualify

In order to qualify for surrogacy in Rhode Island, 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.

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.

Begin Your Journey

CONTACT INFORMATION


Let’s start by gathering some of your basic information.

  • 1. First name

  • 2. Last name

  • 3. Maiden name (if applicable)

  • 4. Email Address

  • 5. Cell phone

  • 6. Is texting an acceptable way to reach you?

  • 7. Home phone number

  • 8. Street address

  • 9. City

  • 10. State