You are eligible for egg donation!

If you are interested in donating eggs please watch this video. This video explains the process of egg donation

Contact a centre

Egg donation is carried out at one of four centres across Scotland – Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen.

If you would like to proceed please contact your closest centre with your name, phone number and preferred method of contact

These contact details are provided to supply information to those interested in becoming a donor. Please do not send or provide any medical information in your enquiry. If medical information is received, this will be deleted from our inbox completely and not retained. Emails with attachments will be deleted without being read.

Egg Donation FAQs

Where can I become an NHS egg donor within Scotland?

Egg donors can donate for the NHS in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, and Glasgow).


Who is suitable to become an egg donor?

We are looking for donors from all nationalities, religions, ethnicities and cultures. You must:
• Be under 36 years of age on the day of egg collection
• Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of less than 30
• Be a non-smoker
• Be able to give a personal and family history, including grandparents, and there should be no significant illnesses or inherited diseases
• Screen negative for certain infections or genetic disorders
• Have a good egg reserve (assessed by an ultrasound scan and blood test)

How many times can I donate?

In Scotland the maximum number of times you can donate is 3.


Will I be the legal parent of a child born as a result of my egg donation?

No. Egg donors in the UK who donate through an HFEA registered clinic have no legal obligation to any child born as a result of their donation.

Will I be anonymous to egg donor recipients and any resulting offspring?

No. Recipients of donor eggs and a donor-conceived person can find out non-identifying information about their donor. For more information please go to our Information Sheet for Prospective Donors.

At 18 years old (or 16 if intending to marry), a donor-conceived person can obtain their donor’s identifying information.

What testing and screening will be performed?

You will be asked to complete a medical screening questionnaire, and blood tests and urine tests will be performed. For more information please go to our Information Sheet for Prospective Donors.

Where can I get more information about the egg donation process?

Please read our information sheet if you are interested in egg donation. You may also find useful information on the HFEA website.

Will I get paid for becoming an egg donor?

No. Egg donation is altruistic to help people fulfil their wish to have a family and to support the NHS. Similar to other types of altruistic donation, there is no payment within NHS Scotland for egg donation.