How to get an IVF quota

newborn baby's heels and handsMDs state that infertility is referred both to a medical problem, and social one. 15% of the couples break up namely because they cannot have children. The half of them would be treated with medications (drugs, surgery). The rest would require assisted reproductive technologies (ART), which include:

  • in vitro fertilization (IVF);
  • surrogacy;
  • use of donor cells;
  • Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI);
  • intrauterine insemination (IUI);
  • oocyte cryopreservation (freezing and storage);
  • preimplantation genetic diagnosis of the embryo (PGD);
  • TESA method for collecting sperm from the men.

The IVF is one of the assisted reproductive technologies used in the patients with infertility. Such conception differs from the classical one in that it occurs outside the mother's body. The necessary genetic material is taken from the mother and father. In laboratory conditions, the oocytes are fertilized, then the embryo is transferred to a special incubator. If the fertilization process and development of the embryo occur normally, then one or two embryos are selected for transfer to the woman's uterus, usually on the 5th day.

Who could get an IVF quota - we will tell in the material.

Since 2010, in Kazakhstan, citizens could have gone through IVF procedure free of charge within the quotas allocated for IVF program.

In 2021, the number of allocated quotas will be increased up to 7000. This will expand the range of indications for issuing the quotas and significantly reduce the queue for their receipt.

The IVF is included in the state guaranteed benefit package (SGBP).

The SGBP does not include the tests for hormones, sexually transmitted infections, genetic analysis, magnetic resonance imaging and other expensive studies.

Who can be qualified for receiving a quota

Clinics that provide IVF quotas

A procedure for applying for quotas


Last update: 13.05.2021