The World Egg Bank

Donor eggs available now with no waiting periods (QLD and NSW only)

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City Fertility has joined The World Egg Bank (TWEB) in a partnership to provide women who do not produce eggs or cannot use the eggs they produce, with the opportunity to experience pregnancy and to bear a child. The donated eggs can also be used in surrogacy to help gay or single men achieve their dream of parenthood (depending on state legislation).

Your decision to use donated eggs is extremely important, and for this reason, we aim to provide you with as much information as you require. Our fertility nurses are available to discuss any questions you may have about The World Egg Bank Donor Program or you can contact The World Egg Bank Donor Program directly.


Who are The World Egg Bank donors?

About The World Egg Bank donors

  • The World Egg Bank Australia donors are all altruistic.
  • The age of acceptance for donors is 18-32 years old.
  • Non -smoker.
  • No alcohol and/or drug addiction.
  • Need a Knowledge of the medical and genetic history of family members.
  • Have a healthy body mass index.
  • There are many different donor ethnicities to choose from.
  • All The World Egg Bank donors have been counselled by ANZICA qualified counsellors.
  • Family limits will be as per Australian state legislation.
  • Donors agree to release identifying information to a donor-conceived child.

Please be advised

  • As of the 1st May 2020, The World Egg Bank donors have had extended carrier screening. If a donor is a carrier of a genetic condition, the sperm provider will be required to have the same extended carrier screening or a genetic counselling appointment. Please speak to the clinic nurse or your fertility clinician.
  • A form will be required to be completed outlining this information and any risks associated.

The World Egg Bank donors comply with Australian state laws and national regulations, including both External Donor Gamete Compliance and Internal Donor Gamete Compliance.


About The World Egg Bank and why we chose them

Before you think that all banks are equal, consider how an egg bank is managing egg quality.

The World Egg Bank is specialized

The World Egg Bank has developed a unique structure: they are the only egg bank that focuses only on providing quality donor ova. They built a state-of-the-art facility that solely focuses on egg freezing. Their unique centralized model ensures they conduct all egg vitrification with proven protocols and the same experienced laboratory systems and professionals. They manage all donor stimulations and retrievals in one single location. They manage quality.

How do other egg banks operate?

All other egg banks out-source donor recruiting, screening, retrieval, egg freezing and egg transport services; a plethora of different clinics are recruiting, stimulating, retrieving, and freezing donor eggs. Individual clinic employees at each out-sourced clinic location are coming and going, and new training must take place with each new employee at every stage of the donor process. Who can manage consistency network-wide for donor recruiting, screening, retrievals, egg freezing, and shipping?

Why does it matter who is freezing your eggs?

The World Egg Bank donors comply with Australian state laws and national regulations, including both External Donor Gamete Compliance and Internal Donor Gamete Compliance.

Who is handling/shipping your donor eggs?

All other egg banks who outsource to network clinics have additional risks. Moving eggs from a storage tank to a shipper is a delicate matter. The World Egg Bank ships your eggs once – directly to City Fertility. There are no middlemen or distribution hubs.

The World Egg Bank knows what matters

They do everything. The World Egg Bank manages all donor recruiting, stimulation, retrieval, egg freezing, and shipping of The World Egg Bank eggs at their single, state-of-the-art freezing center. No out-sourcing, no inconsistencies, interruptions, or distractions. Their team applies the same protocols and procedures to every facet of their operations to create highly consistent quality banked donor eggs.


Who needs donor eggs?

  • Women who have undergone premature menopause.
  • Women who for genetic reasons cannot use their own eggs.
  • Women who have been repeatedly unsuccessful on the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) program.
  • Women born without ovaries.
  • Women who have undergone treatment for cancer.
  • Single or gay men considering surrogacy.


Options available at City Fertility

  1. Premium banked eggs – Immediately available in this option, the donor has already been screened, stimulated, and eggs retrieved and frozen. Recipients select eggs, The World Egg Bank ship the frozen eggs directly to City Fertility for egg warming, fertilization and transfer. > Six premium frozen eggs offered.
  2. Baby Bundle discount – Immediately available create a custom cohort of 6 donor eggs from lots of 1-5 eggs remaining from our premium donors at a reduced rate.
  3. Embryo option – After selecting one of The World Egg Bank options of fresh or frozen eggs (up to six times), they fertilize the eggs with the intended parent or donor sperm and have the embryos frozen and shipped to City Fertility.

Please see The World Egg Bank website for prices. All prices are in US dollars:


Payment Plan options available through The World Egg Bank

Peace of Mind Payment Plan™

The Peace of Mind Payment Plan™ allows you to divide the cost of your donor selection into three equal payments over a three month period. This program applies only for services and products supplied by The World Egg Bank. You do not have to complete an application or qualify to take advantage of this payment plan.

Ova Assurance

If your shipment arrives at City Fertility damaged and unusable due to freight mishandling in transit, The World Egg Bank will send a new cohort of eggs for free. Ova Assurance does not void or change any existing guarantees.


Payment Plan options available through City Fertility

City Fertility offers payment plan options for IVF cycles such as accessing superannuation. To learn more about City Fertility IVF payment plans please visit our Payment Options page.


Please note this service is only available within City Fertility in Queensland and New South Wales. People that reside in other states are welcome to travel to New South Wales or Queensland for treatment.

For more information about the options available through The World Egg Bank, download our booklet The World Egg Bank Recipient Information or contact us today at 1300 354 354 or email us at




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