Sperm Donation

Sperm is the fluid excretes during ejaculation while performing intercourses. These fluid contain sperm which is the main contribution of the male member in a process of intercourse without which a baby can never be conceived.

Sperm donation is a process where a man is subjected to the strata of donating the sperm infused in his body.  The procedure is advised by a doctor when a husband is unable to produce the required semen form his body to give birth of a child. The donated sperm might be injected to a woman’s reproductive organ; or, alternatively, it may be used for fertilizing eggs in labs

A person who intends to donate his sperm can contact sperm bank for making such donation, In this case, the donor will have to go through a screening process. Methodical screening is done to make the sperm free from any contamination and the donor is entitled with a payment. Sperm donation payment is made as a compensation for the time and related expenses of the donor. This serves as an accreditation for his noble attitude too.


Sperm donation requirements

According to international criterion, a donor must fulfil the following Sperm donation requirements in order to become eligible for donation.

  • No person with past history of genetic or infectious disease will not be declared fit for the purpose
  • He must disclose his family history in terms of disease and sexual reciprocations.
  • Personal background of such an application needs to be sophisticated and sober
  • Normally people with high calibre are considered for the purpose.


Sperm donor process in India

The reputed concerns conduct the process under stringent guidelines of Food and Drug administration. The person has to clear a screening procedure that contains

  • Age information – preferred range is 23-34
  • Physical Test to trace the presence of infectious disease or HIV
  • Test of Semen in a number of samples. During such test, potential donor is required to abstain from ejaculation
  • Genetic testing is done to confirm non-carrying of any genetic conditions
  • Queries about personal sexual history
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Family medical history



  1. Is it mandatory that donors must be a citizen of India?

Ans: The applicant must have to be a valid citizen of India. The NRIs can also opt for the process, but they will not be allowed to leave the country before getting clearance from the clinic expert.


  1. Why proof of education is needed for sperm donors?

Ans.: We require that the sperm donor will be from a solicited background and will possess a sound mind in order to enrich the level of integrity in next generation. Mental soundness and sophistication is gained through institutional training and family education. Thus, formal education is needed


  1. How will I get compensated?

Ans. Government pays a lump-sum amount to each donor. The amount, though nominal, but serves enough for accrediting your noble contribution. When your sperm is used by a party, you are entitled to get a better sum as compensation,


  1. Will there be any expense for sperm storage?

Ans. There is a stipulated charge when you like to use the banking facility for your own purpose.


  1. For how long will the sperm will stay ineffective?

Ans.: Sperm can normally be stored for a period of 10 years. The government need the medical experts to check the validity of the stored sperm. If the donor still is willing to continue with the storage process , then it could be done.