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to be an Organ Donor

Signing up on your state registry means that someday you could save lives as a donor—by leaving behind the gift of life. When you register, most states let you choose what organs and tissues you want to donate, and you can update your status at any time.

To register, select your state

Not sure how to register? It's easy!

#1 Reason to Sign Up

Make the Decision to Donate

Registering as an organ donor is a personal decision. If you still have questions about what it means to register, check our FAQs.

#2 Reason to sign up

Two Ways to Register

You can sign up online or in-person at your local motor vehicle department. Registering online takes just a few minutes. All you need is some identification information and your driver’s license or photo ID number.

#3 Reason to sign up

Tell Your Friends and Family

Be sure to let your family know you have registered, so they can support your wishes.

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Are you interested in being a living donor? That's a different process. Learn about Living Donation >

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