The Coronavirus and West Nile virus epidemics cause temporary restrictions (14 respective 28 days) on blood donation after visiting all European countries*.
Visiting a country outside the EU/EFTA region and the UK always causes a waiting period for at least 28 days due to varying epidemic threats over the world.
Please find the current restrictions for blood donation after travelling in Europe from this chart. Travel restrictions will be re-evaluated if needed according to authorities’ recommendations.
*Those living in border communities who go to work or have other daily interaction over the land border to Sweden, Norway or Estonia don’t get restrictions for blood donation (does not include vacation in these countries).