How often can you donate blood?

Young women between 18-25 years are recommended to donate blood only max. once a year, all other women max. 2-3 times per year and men max. 3-4 times per year.

The minimum interval between blood donations is 91 days for women and 61 days for men.

You can check your minimum interval date with the donation date calculator.

With regard to the donation of platelets, the donation interval is shorter because the red cells are returned to the donor’s circulation.  ​

You can check your next possible day of donation with the donation date calculator.