The Ethics Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ECART) is a ministerial committee established under section 27 of the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (HART) Act 2004(external link). ECART reviews, determines and monitors applications for assisted reproductive procedures and human reproductive research.

ECART application information and advice

While our website has some guidance on the application process, we encourage you to contact your nearest fertility clinic for more information and advice on how to make an application to ECART.  

We’re removing our phone contact service due to low demand. Please email your general queries to the ECART secretariat:


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