Become a sperm donorFAQHow to become a sperm donorWhat requirements do you have to fulfil to become a sperm donor?
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What criteria do you have to fulfil to become a sperm donor?

You have to fulfil a few criteria to become a sperm donor. You have to be between the ages of 18 and 45, have high-quality sperm and be fit and healthy. However, if you answer ‘yes’ to any of the things below, you won't be able to become a sperm donor:

  • You have a blood disease or clotting disorder
  • You have provided sex for money or drugs
  • You have had genital warts
  • You inject yourself with medicine for non-medicinal reasons
  • You, or someone in your family, has serious hereditary diseases
  • You are, or have been, a sperm donor at another sperm bank
  • You have had sex with another man
  • You are a donor-conceived child
  • You are adopted

Find out more about the requirements for becoming a sperm donor here.