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Egg Donor America Donor Requirements

“Can I become an egg donor?” is one of the most frequent inquires asked of the Egg Donor America team. Generally, potential donors have an idea of whether they could be a good fit for a donor program, but they are understandably unsure of the requirements.

“Am I old enough? Or too old?”
“Is it OK that I take birth control?”
“What if I recently got a tattoo?”
“What if I use tobacco?”
“What if my period is irregular?”

These are all common questions those interested in becoming an egg donor ask the programs they are looking to join. Knowing the requirements of becoming an egg donor is important, especially before you complete an initial application. Your time is valuable, and our team can’t move forward with an application that does not fully meet all stated requirements.

So, what are the egg donor requirements? And how strict is the Egg Donor America program?
Our list of egg donor requirements is provided below. Our program strictly adheres to ensuring that those accepted into our donor database fit all of the requirements. Exceptions cannot be made.

Egg Donor Requirements:
Please review the following minimum qualifications to become an egg donor.

  • Between the ages of 21 and 31
  • Physically healthy
  • Have a BMI 19-29 [BMI Calculator]
  • Non-Smoker
  • Have regular, monthly menstrual periods
  • Not using contraceptive implants or Depo-Provera injections as a form of birth control
  • Have both ovaries
  • Psychologically healthy
  • No current use of psychoactive drugs
  • No history of substance abuse
  • No family history of inheritable genetic disorders
  • Willing to take injections
  • Dependable, mature, and able to keep appointments

Okay, I meet the minimal requirements for egg donation. How do I sign up?
If you are confident that you meet all of the requirements listed above, you can complete an initial application, found here. We hope you will contact our team with any questions you may have about becoming an egg donor.

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