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Anyone can sign up to become an organ and tissue donor. You can register regardless of your age or medical history. The New England Organ Bank has information about eligibility

You can register as an organ donor at any time through the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV). Many people become organ donors when they apply for or renew their Massachusetts driver's license or ID. Registering as a donor is as simple as checking yes on your application

When you register as an organ and tissue donor, you will be entered into the Massachusetts Donor Registry. Though registration is legal consent for donation, you should also talk to your friends and family about your wishes. 

Massachusetts residents can also register as an organ and tissue donor directly at Donate Life New England.

 

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This licensed driver is registered as an organ donor.

Fees for Register as an organ donor at the RMV

There is no fee to become an organ donor.

How to register Register as an organ donor at the RMV

You can register as an organ donor online at any time on the RMV's website. When you register online, you will have the option to donate $2 to the Organ and Tissue Donor Registration Fund.

You can register as an organ donor by completing an application and visiting either of the following:

More info about Register as an organ donor at the RMV

You can learn more about organ and tissue donation at New England Organ Bank or Donate Life New England.

You must reconfirm your wish to be an organ donor each time you renew your Massachusetts driver's license or ID card, even if you were previously registered as a donor. 

If you register as an organ donor when you apply for or renew your driver's license or ID card, your card will have a heart symbol to show that you are an organ donor. If you enroll at another time, you can order a replacement driver's license or ID card if you want a license/ID with a heart symbol. However, you do not need to obtain a new card as you will be registered with the Donor Registry.

Unenrollment

If you change your mind about being an organ donor, you can unenroll at any time or wait until you renew your driver's license or ID card.

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