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    • 1.

      How can I obtain a Donor Card?

      The Donor Card will be issued to you after you have signed a consent to become a donor, i.e. that your tissues and (or) organs may be used for transplantation after you die.

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 2.

      Where can I sign the consent to become a donor?

      The consent statement form can be filled in any health care institution (clinic, hospital etc.) or when you visit your family doctor.

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 3.

      What documents shall I need if I want to fill in the Donor consent form?

      When the consent is signed in presence of a doctor, you must show an identification document with photograph, it could be e.g. a passport, an ID card, driving licence or student ID card.

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 4.

      Shall I be required to undergo health check before filling in the Donor consent form?

      No, when you sign the consent form you do not need to undergo any health tests. The suitability of organs and/or tissues for transplantation is checked after a death of the person.

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 5.

      Can I donate certain organs?

      Yes, when you fill in the Donor consent form, you can choose which organs you agree to donate - “any“, “all, except those specified“ or “only certain specified“.

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 6.

      Can I change my mind later?

      Yes, if any time later for any reasons you change your mind, you just need to write a request to the National Transplant Bureau (NTB) asking them to delete you from the Register of Donors and Recipients of Human Organs and Tissues.

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 7.

      When I die and become a potential donor, can my relatives dispute donation of my organs?

      No, because you have signed the Donor consent form, which then becomes your will, just as the usual testament.  

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 8.

      What exactly happens when I sign the Donor consent form?

      The signed Donor consent form is registered in the health care institution and within 3 working days is sent by registered post to the NTB. There the details of your consent (your name and options you have chosen) are entered into the database called the Register of Donors and Recipients of Human Organs and Tissues. Within due time NBT sends you the Donor Card, which will become a proof that you are registered in the national register of donors.

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 9.

      How I will receive the Donor Card?

      The Donor Card will be sent to you by post, so it is wise to specify the address on the Donor consent form, where it is easiest to locate you.

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 10.

      What should I do if I don't receive my Donor card for a long time after signing in the consent form?

      Call the NTB 8 ~ 5 279 60 96 and ask. It might happen that registration was not successful for some reasons (e.g. incorrect personal number), or the Donor Card was returned by postal service to NTB (e.g. if incorrect address was indicated).  

      Updated: 2017 11 13

    • 11.

      What should I do if I loose my Donor Card?
       

      The Donor Card is just a proof of your registered will and has no other attached value. So in case it is lost you should not worry but simply write a letter to NTB (Nacionalinis Transplantacijos Biuras, Santariškių g. 2, LT-08661 Vilnius) asking to issue you a copy of the Donor Card. The new card will be sent to you again.

      Updated: 2017 11 13