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The Human Organ Transplant Board

  1. The Human Organ Transplant Board (the Board) is a statutory body set up under Section 3 of the Human Organ Transplant Ordinance (Cap. 465)(the Ordinance) to perform the following functions:
    • to consider applications made for the Board's prior written approval to carry out living non-related transplants (i.e. transplants between persons who are not genetically related or a couple whose marriage has subsisted for less than 3 years);
    • to receive prescribed information about transplant operations;
    • to receive certificates accompanying imported organs;
    • to receive any information and documents that by the Ordinance are required to be submitted or supplied to the Board; and
    • to require any information or documents that the Board may require to be provided under the Ordinance.
  2. Membership of the Board
  3. Objectives, Requirements and Penalty of the Ordinance
  4. Restriction on Transplant between Living Persons
  5. Statutory Forms for Download
  6. Administrative Guidelines for Download
  7. Enquiries should be addressed to the Secretariat for the Board at:
    Address: The Secretariat
    The Human Organ Transplant Board
    Boards and Councils Office
    Department of Health
    Room 58, 17/F, Wu Chung House,
    213 Queen's Road East,
    Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    Tel: (852) 2961 8955
    Fax: (852) 2527 9849

    (For enquiry about barrier free access facilities, please contact Access Officer at tel. 2961 8951)
    Barrier free access facilities include:

    Unit Accessible Entrance Lift Accessible Toilet
    The Secretariat, Human Organ Transplant Board

  8. Office hours (except public holidays) of the Secretariat:
    Mondays: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Tuesdays to Fridays: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and
    2:00 pm - 5:45 pm
  9. Information on Cord Blood & Cell Therapy
6 Nov 2019