Donation Process

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Ways to register.

Anyone can say YES to organ, eye and tissue donation. If you haven’t already said YES at the BMV, there are three easy ways to register.

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Register online. You will need a valid Ohio driver license or state identification card.

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Say “YES” at the BMV when you receive or renew your driver license or state identification card. You should also talk to your family about your wishes so they can help honor your decision.

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Complete and mail a Donor Registry enrollment form.

Religious Perspectives

Many people have questions about how their individual religion views donation and transplantation.

All major religions support donation as an act of giving and caring, but we recommend that you talk to your own religious leaders for guidance.*

Choose a religion from the dropdown to learn about its views on donation.

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*Information in this section originated from the National Kidney Foundation website.

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About Donate Life Ohio

Donate Life Ohio is a coalition of the state's organ, eye and tissue recovery agencies dedicated to educating Ohioans about the need for organ, eye and tissue donation and motivating them to join the Ohio Donor Registry.

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Donate Life Ohio Resources

Get more information on how you can support donation via speakers, materials, helpful links and more.

Change a Life With One Choice

Your decision to register as an organ, tissue and eye donor can be the answer to someone's prayers.

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