The Donor Register is where you record whether you choose to donate your organs and tissues after your death. Recording your choice can be done online or by post. Recording your choice in the Donor Register makes things clear for everyone.
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The new Donor Register
On 1st July 2020 the new Donor Act will take effect.
Everyone in the Netherlands aged 18 or older will be included in the Donor Register.
At www.donorregister.nl you can register your choice.
Your partner, your family, boyfriend or girlfriend will then know if you wish to donate your organs and tissue after your death.
What will happen if you do not register a choice?
Did you not register your choice before 1st July 2020?
Then you will receive a letter as a reminder.
If you do not indicate your choice, 'No objection to donation' will be shown next to your name.
Your organs and tissue may be donated to a patient after your death.
The doctor at the hospital will discuss this with your family.
What are your options?
In the Donor Register you can choose to be a donor or not.
Or you can nominate someone else to make the decision.
For example, your partner, family or a good friend.
At www.donorregister.nl your choice can be registered, viewed or updated.
Did you already register your choice?
In that case no further action is required.
Your choice will be recorded in the Donor Register.
Do you have questions or need help?
Call the Donor Register 0900 - 821 21 66 or visit www.donorregister.nl.
Dutch Transplant Foundation
Would you like more information about organ and tissue donation? For example, do you have questions about saying goodbye after donation? When organ donation is possible? Or how the death is determined? Then check the website of the Dutch Transplant Foundation (NTS).
If you would like to know more about organ and tissue donation? For example about bidding farewell to the deceased after donation? When organ donation is possible? Or how the death is determined? Take a look on the website of the Dutch Transplant Foundation (Nederlandse Transplantatie Stichting, NTS).