Register as an Organ and/or Tissue Donor

 If you are age 16 or over, and fully understand the nature and consequences of your decision,  you can provide consent to being an organ and or tissue donor.

Who can be an organ and/or tissue donor?

While there are certain criteria that must be met to make sure the organs and tissues are safe to donate, your decision to register should not be based on whether you think you would be eligible or not. Research on the safety of organs and tissues for transplant is being done all the time and criteria changes when new information becomes available.

If you would like to be a donor, you can answer “yes” on the form. When organ or tissue donation becomes a possibility, health care professionals will review your health history and make sure that your organs and tissues are safe and healthy enough for donation.

How can I declare my preferred language to receive health care services?

You can answer questions regarding your language of preference on the form below. 

What do I need to complete this form?

You will need your eight-digit Personal Health Number to complete this form.

Where can I learn more about being an organ and tissue donor?

Learn more about Organ and Tissue Donation to make an informed decision.

How long does registration take?

You can register to become an organ and tissue donor is less than 5 minutes. The form must be completed in one session. 

Parents cannot provide prior consent to the organ and tissue donation of children under 16 years of age. You cannot provide prior consent for anyone else . 
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General Inquiries

Health PEI
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PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6130
Fax: 902-368-6136

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Media Inquiries
Phone: 902-368-6135

Health PEI Board of Directors
Phone: 902-368-4637

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.

If you are unsure what to do about a health issue or if you need health information, call 8-1-1.

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