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Registration Eligibility Requirements

Check all registration requirements and request your kit today.

Last updated: 02/02/2021

YOU CAN SIGN UP IF YOU ARE:

  • 18 - 55 years of age
  • NOT a member of the U.S. military, active in the Reserves or in ROTC
  • Registering for the FIRST time
  • Willing to donate to any patient if matched
  • Permanently living in the USA and willing to travel
  • At least 4’10” in height and don’t exceed the height / weight ratio listed


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THESE CONDITIONS PREVENT YOU FROM JOINING THE BONE MARROW DONOR REGISTRY:

  • HIV
  • History of heart surgery or heart disease
  • Autoimmune disorders such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis or multiple sclerosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep apnea, breathing problems or severe asthma (daily inhalers are acceptable)
  • Diabetes requiring insulin or injectable medication
  • Hepatitis B or C
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • History of stroke, including TIA
  • Multiple concussions or head injuries
  • Chronic or severe neck or back problems
  • Epilepsy or other seizure within one year
  • History of blood clotting or bleeding disorders
  • Personal history of cancer (exceptions: Stage 0 or in situ melanoma, breast, bladder, cervical and cured localized skin cancer such as basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma)


You provide hope. We cover the rest.
There are many ways to get involved and support our mission.
You could be raising awareness, joining the registry, hosting your own [registration] event, taking on a fundraising challenge, or anything in between.