Frequently Asked Questions
Being an Organ Donor
  • Adults 18 or older can register, regardless of medical history or age.
  • The first priority of medical professionals is to save lives. Organ, eye and tissue donation is not considered or discussed until after death has been declared.
  • Throughout the donation process, the body is treated with respect and care. An open casket funeral is possible after organ donation.
A national registry
  • Signing up in the National Donate Life Registry ensures your donor registration travels with you, no matter where you live or move across the country.
  • Log into to update your donor profile, specify any donation restrictions or remove your registration.
  • Your privacy is important. Donate Life America may disclose registration information to other entities, such as recovery agencies, solely for the purpose of recognizing and acting on your donation decision. View our privacy policy here.
About Donate Life America
  • Donate Life America is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to increasing the number of donated organs, eyes and tissue available to save and heal lives through transplantation.
  • Need more information or want to get involved? Visit Donate Life America.
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