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Fertility Clinics in Bulgaria


Background Bulgaria has become a popular destination for those searching for IVF treatment abroad. The success rates are good and costs fall below the average costs of IVF in Europe. The shorter waiting lists and numerous clinics make Bulgaria a great option to consider. The regulations in place in Bulgaria make it a safe place to consider IVF treatment abroad.
Travel facts Capital city Sofia
Language Bulgarian
Time zone GMT +2
Currency Bulgarian LEV
Flight duration 3 hours 15 minutes (from London)
Passports & visas British citizens need a valid passport but a visa is not required to enter Bulgaria
Health & Safety You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance to cover you while you are away. Get a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) as this entitles you to emergency medical care on the same terms as Bulgarian nationals.
Bulgarian cities Bulgaria – Sofia – Plovdiv – Varna – Burgas
Best time to go Sunshine is guaranteed in the summer months. Temperatures in July and August often exceed 30 °C. The Spring and Autumn can be very pleasant with temperatures more manageable and only a few rain showers.
Egg donation Egg donation is permitted up to the menopause and is well regulated. Egg and sperm donors remain anonymous by law and must be under the age of 34. They are rigorously screened in a similar way to the UK. Egg donors are only allowed to create 5 children (including their own) and must have already had a child themselves. The donor’s data is held centrally by The Executive Agency for Transplantation.
Embryo donation Embryo donation is permitted in Bulgaria.
IVF Laws IVF/ICSI Legally available to unmarried couples, single women and same-sex relationships
Age limit IVF treatment using own or donor eggs up until the menopause
No. embryos Tightly regulated as it depends on many factors. The best advice is to check with your clinic.
Sex selection Not permitted for social family balancing
Egg/sperm donors Anonymous but regulated by central government agency
Surrogacy Not permitted in Bulgaria
Egg Freezing This is permitted.
Safety & Quality All IVF clinics are inspected by The Ministry of Health in Bulgaria. There is robust regulation and constant control and monitoring of IVF treatment, which makes it a safe place to receive treatment
Success rates The public have no access to this data.
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