How to apply

Please complete our application form

  • Please ensure your application form is legible and preferably, typed

  • We require approximately six to eight weeks after receiving your application form to set up your account, if your request is a standard one, Non-standard requests may take longer
  • All applications are treated as commercial in confidence

  • All information relating to NHSBT, including but not limited to information about people, processes, cost recovery, products, services and facilities must be treated as confidential by applicants

  • Applicants should be aware that we are working towards increasing transparency in research and may begin to publish lay summaries of the studies we support

  • We are under no obligation to approve any requests for donated materials and reserve the right to reject any application

Non-approved use of donated material 

Our supply chain does not permit the issue of donated material for therapeutic application (we can review requests of this type and establish clinical supply chains) for use as a tissue culture medium supplement.

Restrictions - animal model or donor identifable genetic analysis

We cannot approve these applications, if you would like information please email