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Plasma Donation Requirements

Make Sure You’re Eligible

Must be 18-69 years old

Weigh between 110-400lb

Be in general good health

Document Check List

  • A Valid Photo ID:

    This can include a driver’s license, state-issued identification, passport, or military ID. If you’re a student, you can bring a school ID and a copy of your birth certificate that verifies your birth date. If you have an out-of-state ID, you’ll need to provide proof of your current household address (see below).

  • Proof of your Social Security Number

    Bring your Social Security card.

  • Proof of address

    This can include the information printed on your photo ID, W-2 form or paycheck stub if your current address is listed. You can also use a utility bill from the previous 30 days that lists your name and address or bring a copy of your current lease.


    The name on your photo ID MUST MATCH the name on your proof of Social Security Number.

Plasma Donation Tips

Pre-Donation Tips

  • Stay Hydrated
  • Avoid caffeinated beverages
  • Avoid alcohol of any type for 24 hours before you donate
  • Eat a protein rich meal prior to donation
  • Get adequate sleep

Post- Donation Tips

  • Eat a light meal
  • Stay Hydrated
  • Avoid alcohol and cigarettes
  • Keep your venipuncture site clean and dry
  • The bandage may be removed after several hours