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Pennsylvania Donor Registry Q&A

As you go through the procedure of signing up to be an organ donor, you might have questions regarding the process or maybe more specific questions or concerns.

Who can I contact directly to find out more about the PA Donate Life Donor Registry?

If you have questions or concerns about the organ donor program you can contact:

Pennsylvania Department of Health
Phone: 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258)
Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
Organ and Tissue Donation Program
625 Forster St.
Health and Welfare Building, Room 1000
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0701

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Phone: 1-800-932-4600
Riverfront Office Center (Driver and Vehicle Services)
1101 South Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104-2516

Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE)
Phone: 1-800-DONORS-7
Email: mdandries@core.org
204 Sigma Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Web address: core.org

What is the Pennsylvania Donate Life Donor Registry?

The Pennsylvania Donate Life Donor Registry is a compiled database of persons 18 years of age or older who made the decision to be an organ donor. The registry allows professionals in the organization to confirm at the time of death if you registered to be a donor and that your choice to donate can be fulfilled.

How do I register with the Pennsylvania Donate Life Donor Registry?

It only takes 90 seconds or less to add the organ donor designation to a driver's license or identification card by visiting dmv.state.pa.us and selecting the Online Services link, where the option to add the organ donor designation is found under Driver's License/Photo ID Services. Once the designation is added, individuals will receive a designation card that they carry with them to affirm organ donor status until they renew their driver's license or identification card.

Go to dmv.state.pa.us then access the form by selecting the Online Services link.