About living kidney donation
Deciding to donate one of your kidneys to a person with kidney failure during your lifetime.
Reimbursement of costs for living kidney donation
Being paid or receiving some form of compensation for organ donation is illegal in Canada.
Process for living kidney donation
If you would like to donate a kidney during your lifetime, contact one of Québec’s five transplant centres.
Living kidney donor risks
Without any prior health problems, the donor can live a normal life with only one kidney.
Legal framework for living kidney donation
The Act to facilitate organ and tissue donation regulates administrative measures and procedures for organ and tissue donation.
Last update: July 6, 2022