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Being an organ, eye and tissue donor is more than simply filling out a form. It is a sign of selfless compassion. It is a beacon of hope to those in need. And for the nearly 120,000 children and adults on the transplant waiting list nationally, it is their entire life ahead of them.

In Oregon, and most other areas of the country, you can choose from three ways to register to be an organ, eye and tissue donor:

Visit our FAQ sections for more.


 

Register online

Registering online is fast, easy, and instantly adds you to the donor registry.

Select your Area to Register Online

Register at the DMV

DMV: Register with Permit, License or ID 

Check with your state's DMV for details. In Oregon: 

  • You must be at least 15 years old to register at DMV.
  • By checking the box on your application for a permit, license or state ID, you are giving legal consent for organ, eye and/or tissue donation upon death, for the sole purpose of saving lives and improving health through transplant.
  • Your decision and contact information will be added to the Donor Registry, managed by Donate Life Northwest.
  • Registering through the DMV does not include options to exclude specific organs, eyes or tissue from your decision to donate.
  • A "D" code will appear on your card, but is for your information, only. Organ, eye and tissue recovery agencies check the digital registry, and do not rely on a physical ID card. (Paper and online registrants will not have a "D" on their cards.)  
  • If you register through the DMV and then choose to un-enroll as a donor,  you will need to purchase a new license, permit or ID through the DMV.

Register via Mail

Paper: Print a Form to Mail

Other states may have similar options. Oregon residents:

  • Print a form, here  to complete and return by mail
  • You must be at least 13 years old to register 
  • By completing and returning the form, you are giving legal consent for organ, eye and/or tissue donation upon death, for the sole purpose of saving lives and improving health through transplant.
  • Your decision and contact information will be added to the Donor Registry, managed by Donate Life Northwest. 
  • If you register in writing through Donate Life Northwest and then choose to un-enroll as a donor, you can contact Donate Life Northwest to do so in writing.