Register as a Donor

Minutes for you - a lifetime for someone else

Take the first step by signing up for your DIY Swab Kit. All it takes is a simple cotton swab and a few minutes of your time to register as a lifesaving blood stem cell donor.
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Your personal information
Contact details
Tell us about your ethnicity
It's really important for us to understand your ethnic background. Finding matching donors is never easy, but it's even harder for people with a mixed ethnicity as the pool of donors is much smaller*.
General Physician
Your data protection
DKMS UK is committed to safeguarding your personal information. After your cheek swab sample has been returned and you have been fully typed, your tissue characteristics will be added anonymously to the UK Stem Cell Registry for search purposes. Whenever you provide personal information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998.


As a potential donor you will receive regular newsletters, medical information, process-related updates and general information about DKMS UK.

If you don't want to receive further e-mails, you can unsubscribe by sending an e-mail to with the subject "NONEWS”
Help us to reach more people
We would like to reach even more people like you to save more lives. Please help us to learn more about how you heard about us.
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By registering to donate some of your blood stem cells, you could save the life of someone suffering with a blood cancer such as Leukaemia, Lymphoma or Myeloma.