National legislation on organ donation

Main law references

Law of July 1st, 2005, from Official Journal of the European Communities 2005, No 169 item 1411, update based on Official Journal of the European Communities 2020, item 2134

Expression of consent or dissent to the donation and organs that can be donated

One can express their objection by signing in the register of objections, by written declaration bearing a handwritten signature, or by oral statement made in the presence of at least two witnesses, confirmed by their signature.

Consent is expressed through the request for the donor’s card issued by the Poltransplant center, or from a declaration of membership at the time of renewal of the identity card. The practice of silence-consent is in force.

Organs that can be donated  

You can donate kidneys, pancreas, liver, lungs, heart, corneas, intestines, umbilical cord blood cells and bone marrow

National laws on organ donation


Organizations and contacts