Eligibility Quiz

Eligibility Quiz

Take the basic eligibility quiz!

Answer a few questions to find out if you meet the basic requirements to donate blood.

Question 1

Are you 16 – 60 years old? (Age is determined by birthday. Parental consent is needed for 16 and 17 year olds- hsa.gov.sg/parent_consent)

For donor safety, you need to be between 16 - 60 years old in order to donate blood. Thank you for your interest!

Question 2

Are you above 45kg?

For donor safety, you have to be at least 45kg in order to donate blood. Thank you for your interest!

Question 3

Are you generally in good health? (No symptoms of infection for at least one week, e.g. sore throat, cough, flu, diarrhoea, and no fever in the last 3 weeks)

Thank you for your interest. For donor safety, you need to be in good health before you give blood. If you’ve had some symptoms of infection such as sore throat, cough, flu, or diarrhoea, please wait for 1 week after recovery. If you’ve had fever, please wait for 3 weeks after recovery. Please call us at 6220 0183 should you have any query. Thank you!

Question 4

Have you visited or lived in the United Kingdom between 1980 and 1996 for a cumulative period of 3 months or longer? Have you visited or lived in France since 1980 for a cumulative period of 5 years or longer?

Sorry, you won't be able to donate blood. Please visit hsa.gov.sg/travel_deferral or call 6220 0183 for more information. Thank you for your interest!

Question 5

Are you experiencing heavy menstrual flow or cramps? Are you pregnant or breastfeeding your child now?

For donor safety, please visit us at a later date! Please call us at 6220 0183 should you have any query. Thank you for your interest!

Question 6

Have you done dental work recently?

If you have had simple dental work (e.g. scaling and filing), please wait for 1 day. If you have done a tooth extraction, please wait for 3 days after treatment. If you’ve had wisdom tooth surgical extraction, please wait for 3 months before donating blood. Thank you for your interest!

Question 7

Have you taken herbal supplements or traditional herbal remedies recently?

If you have consumed products containing herbal constituents, you will need to wait 3 days after the last consumption. Thank you for your interest!

Question 8

Have you had a piercing or a tattoo recently, done with non-disposable needles?

Please wait for 1 year before you can donate blood. (Note: if the piercing or tattoo was done with disposable needles, there is no deferral.) Thank you for your interest!

Question 9

Do you have diabetes or hypertension (high blood pressure)?

For donor safety, you won't be able to donate blood. Please call us at 6220 0183 should you have any query. Thank you for your interest! 

Question 10

Have you travelled overseas to a malaria endemic area in the past 4 months? (Visit hsa.gov.sg/travel_deferral for the latest list of malaria endemic areas.)

If you have recently travelled to a malaria endemic area, you will need to wait 4 months from the date of return. Please visit hsa.gov.sg/travel_deferral or call 6220 0183 for more information. Thank you for your interest!

Sorry!

You are not eligible to donate blood at the moment.

Congratulations!

You have fulfilled the basic criteria for blood donation, and you may be able to give blood! Other than the basic requirements, there are other factors you need to consider before giving blood. Before making a donation, it is important that you take some time to read through the full Health Assessment Questionnaire.

We look forward to seeing you, and thank you in advance for your precious gift of life. Book an appointment with us here or call us at 6220 0183.

For more information on blood donation criteria, please visit hsa.gov.sg/donor_criteria.