Become a Surrogate with Roots


We take pride in being upfront and transparent about our top tier compensation rates. We do not hide our rates with vague claims of maximum possible amounts, and we know you won't find a higher rate than what we offer. We understand the incredible gift you are creating, and in return a robust compensation package is provided.

  • Total MINIMUM amount: $50,000

  • Surrogate Compensation: $40,000 base for first time surrogates

  • Legal Contracts Signed: $4,000

  • Transfer and Medication: $1,000

  • Maternity Clothing Allowance: $1,000

  • Housekeeping Bonus: $1,000

  • Monthly Extras: $250/mo ($3,000)

REQUIREMENTS To become a surrogate

  • You have delivered a child of your own and have at least 50% custody
  • You are between 22-38 years old
  • You do not participate in government aid programs such as cash assistance, welfare, public housing or section 8
  • You have a healthy height/weight ratio
  • You live in California, Nevada, or Oregon
  • You have the support of family, friends and your partner (should one exist)
  • You do not use illegal drugs, smoke cigarettes, or abuse alcohol
  • You are not currently using any medications for mental health issues

    If you do not meet all of the above, we cannot accept your application.
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Being a surrogate with Roots Surrogacy was more rewarding than I had ever imagined. I gained a community of friends, had an additional source of income, and was able to help create a family for a couple that I have grown to love. I am definitely doing it again.
— Trish K.

About Roots Surrogacy

Roots is a truly one of a kind agency. We are a professional and trusted mid-sized surrogacy agency that connects and supports individuals, couples and surrogates in creating families. We exist because we believe that no matter what the circumstance, everyone should have the opportunity to share in the gift of parenthood. We look forward to being a part of this journey with you.


Cassie Wright, co-founder and mother through IVF
Brooke Kimbrough, co-founder and former surrogate

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With you each step of the way, we will support you in your journey