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a California Cryobank Division

Becoming a Sperm Donor - Frequently Asked Questions

General Sperm Donor Requirements



Applicants should be at least 5’9”. If you feel that you are an otherwise excellent candidate, and we should consider your application despite not meeting our height requirement, please apply and elaborate in the “comments” section of our online application.
Yes, potential donors must supply proof of education.
Yes, potential donors must be located near one of our locations in the United States.
J-1 students, F-1, and M-1 nonimmigrant foreign students may only be eligible to work under certain conditions. It is your responsibility to check with your visa sponsor to see if you are allowed to earn wages in the US while participating at CCB. While it may not be a violation of any employment laws, your participation with CCB might violate the terms of your visa.
No, CCB does not provide sponsorship for visa applicants.
No. In order to be accepted into our program, a potential donor must provide 3 photographs of himself as a child (between 6 months and 12 years of age).

Sperm Donor Compensation

Every other week. Click here for a more detailed explanation about benefits and compensation.
Donors will receive a check.
Yes. Fully qualified donors who make more than $600 in a calendar year will be issued a 1099.

Time Commitment for Sperm Donors

Fully qualified sperm donors are expected to donate at least once per week. However, we encourage our fully qualified donors to visit the office 2-3 times per week.
The length of time in the program may vary, but, generally, we expect our sperm donors to be actively participating for 9-12 months.
No, you will not receive specific information regarding the recipients of your semen specimens. We protect the privacy of both our donors and our clients, and do not share identifying information with either party.

California Cryobank Branch Hours and Locations

Please visit the following links to learn more about our branches: Los Angeles (Westwood), CA | Los Altos, CA | Houston, TX | Cambridge, MA | New York, NY.
If you are interested in personal semen storage, please visit our website Fertile Future for city locations.
No, our office hours are not flexible. Please visit our Location pages to see the hours for each branch: Los Angeles (Westwood), CA | Los Altos, CA | Houston, TX | Cambridge, MA | New York, NY. Please note that if these hours do not fit your schedule, we will not be able to accommodate you.
No, we do not have office hours during the weekend.
Unfortunately, we do not offer extended or late-evening hours. Please consider donating only if your work schedule is flexible enough to allow you to donate during our office hours. Visit our Location pages to see the hours for each branch: Los Angeles (Westwood), CA | Los Altos, CA | Houston, TX | Cambridge, MA | New York, NY.

Former Donors (Donor Alumni)

You can contact the CCB Donor Alumni desk.

Email: donoralumni@cryobank.com
Call toll free: 1-877-DONOR-20 (877-366-6720)
Call local: 310-443-5244, ext. 1086
Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM Pacific Time
See the Alumni Benefits page. You must be an active Alumni to receive these benefits.
Provide CCB with current contact information. Let CCB know if there have been any updates to your family medical history.
Contact the CCB Donor Alumni desk at 877-366-6720 or email us at donoralumni@cryobank.com.
Contact the CCB Donor Alumni desk at 877-366-6720 or email us at donoralumni@cryobank.com.
CCB may need to contact you to provide you with medical information relevant to you or your family.
Never confirm or deny your participation in the program. Contact the CCB Alumni desk at 877-366-6720 or email us at donoralumni@cryobank.com. We will assist you with the situation.