To protect both blood donors and recipients, the Blood Transfusion Service (BTS) must stringently screen donors (health history questionnaire, haemoglobin and blood pressure checking etc.) and shall only accept blood donations from those who meet all the set eligibility criteria.
Donors aged 66 or above who have completed any donation in the last 2 years, can be accepted for whole blood donation up to their 76th birthday.With the annual health assessment and approval by the BTS medical officer, donors aged 66 or above who have completed any donation in the last 2 years, can be accepted for whole blood donation up to their 76th birthday.
Please be reminded that you are required to bring your HKID card or valid travel document for registration.
Donors aged 16 to 17 need to have parental consent at the first donation and can give blood three times in a year, with an interval of no less than 150 days between two consecutive donations; adult (18 or above) males can give five times in a year, with an interval of no less than 75 days between consecutive two donations; whereas adult females can give four times in a year, with an interval of no less than 105 days between consecutive two donations.
Donors who wish to find out their next donation due date are advised to browse the BTS “eDonor” system (https://www.blooddonor.org.hk/index.cfm), and to preliminary self-assess their donation eligibility online.