Who can donate?

Wait between two donations

The wait between two donations is obligatory in order to protect the donor’s health.
The wait varies depending on the type of donation.

Time between 2 donations


For whole blood donations, the law allows donations to be made in observance of a wait of at least 2 months between 2 donations. Nonetheless, the Red Cross recommends 3 months. Either way, you are allowed to donate blood no more than 4 times over 365 days.

Plasma donations may be made every 15 days and you are allowed to donate a maximum of 15 litres of plasma per year.

For platelets, you need to wait at least 2 weeks between 2 donations and you are allowed to donate a maximum of 24 times per year. Nonetheless, the Red Cross recommends a 1-month wait between 2 donations.