CARE Fertility Chester Fee Schedule

If you have any queries regarding our pricing or to obtain a quotation for an appointment or treatment, please do not hesitate to call our accounts department on 01244 677797, option 3.

Fertility Assessment


Standard consultation 230
Screening blood tests per partner (HIV/HEP B/HEP B Core/Hep C) 180
Semen assessment package - Diagnostic Semen Analysis 175
Detailed pre-treatment scan – including antral follicle count 135
Detailed 3D pre-treatment scan – including antral follicle count 195
AMH blood test 185

Infertility Treatment


Artificial Insemination

IUI (Intrauterine insemination)* 980



IVF** 3450
IVF with Elective Freeze All (EFA), includes up to one year's storage 3550
ICSI procedure (in addition) 1200


Charge for donated eggs (in addition to IVF)

Registration fee (non-refundable, due on first cycle only) 495
Fresh donated eggs**  6770
Frozen donated eggs** (standard set of 6) 2850
Frozen donated eggs** (large set of 9) 5275
Donated eggs** (known donor) 3190
Transfer of frozen donated embryo** (first transfer)*** 3865
Subsequent transfer of frozen donated embryo (same batch) 2165


Shared Motherhood***

IVF with intra-partner egg donation** 4740
Frozen embryo replacement (FER) with intra-partner embryo donation** 2165


Embryo transfer*

Frozen embryo replacement (FER) 2000
Frozen egg thaw, fertilisation, culture and embryo replacement (includes ICSI) 3400


Please Note:

  • Patients are charged separately for drugs supplied by CARE.
  • Patients undergoing treatment that involves the use of donated eggs are required to pay a one-off non-refundable fee of £495 to join our donation programme and £1,000 to secure frozen eggs once matched.
  • Patients undergoing treatments that involve the receipt of donated eggs or surrogacy will be charged for mandatory screening in certain cases. Individuals will be advised of the tests required at their initial consultation. A separate price list is available on request.
  • In known donation arrangements the fee excludes the costs of the donor’s consultation, drugs and screening tests, which are the responsibility of the recipient couple. These costs are similarly excluded from the Shared Motherhood fees.
  • Treatments that include an egg collection include the price of a sedation anaesthetic at egg recovery but not at embryo transfer. Please see ‘Other Procedures’ should sedation anaesthetic at embryo transfer be required.


* The HFEA charge CARE a fee of £37.50. This fee is applied to treatments involving the use of donor sperm and is charged to the patient in addition to the costs outlined above.

** The HFEA charge CARE a fee of £80. This fee is applied on completed IVF, egg recipient, egg sharer, surrogacy and FER treatments. This is charged to the patient in addition to the costs outlined above.

*** The fee includes a non-refundable deposit of £1550 in respect of donor screening and related costs.

Other Procedures


IVF related supplementary procedures

Extended culture/blastocyst transfer 475
CAREmaps 825
EmbryoGen 455
EmbryoGlue 180
Endometrial scratch 270
Sedation anaesthetic for embryo transfer 320
Private prescription fee 50


Male factor supplementary procedures

Surgical sperm recovery with sedation anaesthetic – includes freeze and one year’s storage or histology and review appointment as appropriate 1960
Donor sperm 1115
Personal import of donor sperm for named patient (includes up to one year's storage free of charge) 335

Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT)


PGT-A (Aneuploidy)

PGT-A fee - within a treatment cycle 1185
PGT-A fee - testing of previously frozen embryos (thaw, biopsy, refreeze) 1185
PGT-A sample fee per embryo biopsied 305 per embryo


Please note:

  • Patients are charged separately for drugs supplied by CARE.
  • The PGT-A fee includes treatment set up, biopsy set up and CAREmaps. Extended culture and ICSI (as required) are not included in the fee.
  • The PGT-A fee is refundable in full in the event of a failed egg recovery/fertilisation/cleavage. A partial refund of £340 is available if embryos are cultured but none are biopsied.

Freezing and Storage


EGGsafe - collection of up to 20 eggs gathered over up to 4 cycles (includes egg collection, preparation, freezing and storage for 2 years) 5450
Semen freeze - excluding storage, per sample 110
Collection and freezing of eggs - excluding storage 3195
Embryo freeze - excluding storage 320
Storage of frozen embryos/semen/eggs - annual charge 300
Storage of frozen embryos/semen/eggs - monthly direct debit 22.50

Additional, optional fees


Diagnostic tests and assessments  

Review consultation following an unsuccessful treatment cycle at CARE Free
Review consultation 150
HyCosy diagnostic test 515
Hysteroscopy 1290
MERC (does not include freeze) 290
Counselling within a treatment cycle Free
Counselling – no fee for first three sessions (thereafter per session) 65
Sperm chromosome screening (aneuploidy) 610
Sperm DNA damage (Sperm Comet test) 505
Sperm aneuploidy and DNA Fragmentation Index (DFI) 1185
Sperm Oxidative Stress (SOS) Test 95
Monitored cycle 620
Pregnancy scan (not as a result of treatment) 210
Gynaecological scan (not associated with treatment) 210
Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) 420
ERA biopsy 850
EMMA & ALICE biopsy 805
ALICE biopsy 495
Triome biopsy (ERA/EMMA/ALICE) 1135

Transfer In/Out fees


Transfer-in fees  
Transfer-in of patient sperm/eggs/embryos from another CARE clinic Free
Transfer-in of patient sperm/eggs/embryos from a UK based non-CARE clinic (provided treatment is commenced within one year of transfer) Free
Transfer-in of patient sperm/eggs/embryos from an overseas clinic 250
Personal import of donor sperm for named patient (includes up to one year's storage free of charge) 335


Transfer-out fees  
Transfer-out of sperm/eggs/embryos to another CARE clinic Free
Transfer-out of sperm/eggs/embryos to a UK based non-CARE clinic 250
Transfer-out of sperm/eggs/embryos to an overseas clinic 950
CARE arranged courier fees for the movement of sperm/eggs/embryos between CARE clinics Please request


Treatment Cancellation Policy

Occasionally treatment cycles are postponed. The information below sets out the most common scenarios and the amount payable in each case:

Frozen embryo replacement, IUI - cancelled at monitoring stage 545
IVF - cancelled at monitoring stage 725
IVF with donated eggs (patients will be charged for drugs used by the donor) - cancelled at monitoring stage 800


If a treatment is cancelled post monitoring but before embryo replacement/freeze then a refund will be paid to the patient as follows:

Failed egg recovery - plus HFEA fee 525
Failed fertilization/cleavage 450
Failed frozen embryo thaw - plus HFEA fee 800

Please be aware that CARE reserves the right to amend prices without notice. The prices stated above can only be guaranteed where payment has been received in full.


Effective from 1 January 2021.


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