Blood Establishment Licensing Application Form and Instructions - (FRM-0354)

Blood Establishment Licence

The Blood Establishment Licensing (BEL) Application Form and Instructions are used by establishments in Canada that conduct activities requiring a licence under the Blood Regulations.

Who is required to hold a BEL?

A person who wishes to perform any of the following activities requires a BEL:

  • processing allogeneic blood, except as part of a pre-assessed donor program;
    • Note: Under the Blood Regulations, "processing" is defined as any of the following activities: donor suitability assessment; collection; testing; or blood component preparation.
  • importing blood; and/or
  • testing blood from a pre-assessed donor.

How to submit

To apply for a licence, you must fill in an electronic copy of this form and submit it by email to RORB-blood_DGORR-sang@hc-sc.gc.ca with “Blood Establishment Licence (BEL)” as the subject line.

Any questions about the Blood Establishment Licences can also be sent to  RORB-blood_DGORR-sang@hc-sc.gc.ca.

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