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Be sure to mark "YES" to organ donation EVERY time you renew or make changes to your driver's license to remain on the Registry. If you do not indicate "YES" to organ donation on your driver's license renewal, your name will be removed from the Registry.

Before you sign up please take a few minutes to make sure you understand what it means to be a donor:

What It Means To Be A Donor
Organ and tissue donation is a way to share life with others. By putting your name on the Donate Life Tennessee Organ and Tissue Donor Registry, you consent to having your organs and tissue made available for transplantation upon your death.

• Examples of organs that are needed for life saving transplants include heart, liver, pancreas, kidneys, lungs and small bowel.
• Examples of tissues that could save or improve someone's life include eyes/corneas, heart valves, bones and skin grafts.

Registering As a Donor
All information submitted will be used only for official Registry business and will be kept completely confidential. Your information is only shared with organ and tissue recovery agencies that are authorized by Donate Life Tennessee to verify this information in the case of a death of a registered donor. Hospital personnel do NOT have access to the Donor Registry. We will not share, sell or otherwise compromise this information. For more information, please read our Security and Privacy Policy.

If you have previously registered on this site, you may modify your records by going to: Update My Profile.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk(*)

First Name*
Middle Name
Last Name*
Date of Birth*
Zip Code*
Mother's Maiden Name*
Driver's License or State ID#*
Place of birth (city, state)*
Ethnicity Why do you ask for my ethnicity?.
How did you learn about this Registry?*
Please tell us the name of the Event, Agency or Media Outlet and the city it was in.*

Donors Under 18
If you are between 13 and 17 years old AND have a state ID card or Driver's License/Learner's Permit, you can join the Donate Life Tennessee organ and tissue donor registry. However, please be aware that your parents will make the final decision about organ and tissue donation at the appropriate time.

Specifying Your Donation
It is possible to specify how your would like your organ and/or tissue donation to be handled:
  • You can decide which specific organs or tissue you would like to donate. These may include heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, pancreas, small bowels, eyes/corneas, skin grafts, heart valves, bones and soft tissue (i.e., tendons) or veins and arteries.
  • You can decide to limit your donation for domestic use only.
  • You can decide to limit your donation for use only by nonprofit organizations.
  • You can decide to donate your organs and/or tissue for education or research purposes, if it is determined they cannot ne used for transplants.

If you check "YES" below you will be given those options. If you do NOT check "YES," you are agreeing to donate all organs, eyes and tissue for domestic and/or international use, and for research and/or educational purposes.


By submitting this registration, I affirm that I am the applicant described on this application and that the information entered herein is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. This registration will serve as a document of gift as outlined in the Tennessee Uniform Anatomical Gift Act. A document of gift, not revoked by the donor before death is irreversible and does not require the consent of any other person. It also authorizes any examination necessary to ensure the medical acceptability of the anatomical gift.

 Yes, I accept the Terms and Conditions.