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Kidney Transplant Treatment Cost in India

USD 15,000 to USD 18,000

A kidney transplant is necessary when an individual undergoes end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or significant kidney failure, generally caused by conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, polycystic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, lupus, or other inherited disorders.

Factors Affecting the Cost of Kidney Transplant Surgery in India:

  • Types of transplant (living or deceased donor): Since both the recipient and the donor undergo surgery, living donor transplants are typically more expensive than deceased donor transplants.
  • Donor Charges: The cost of the kidney donor's medical treatment, including diagnostic tests, hospital stays, and other expenses, may also be included in the cost of the kidney transplant surgery.
  • Surgeon's fee: The surgeon's cost may change based on their position and level of expertise.
  • Hospital charges, location & duration of stay: These are factors that significantly influence the cost of kidney transplants.
  • Post-treatment Medications: The cost of medications prescribed pre and post-surgery, physiotherapy, and rehabilitation can add to the overall cost of treatment.

Following is the list of cities and the associated costs for Kidney Transplant in India

City Minimum Cost Maximum Cost
KochiUSD 14840 USD 16500
AhmedabadUSD 14380 USD 16110
PuneUSD 16110 USD 16420
MumbaiUSD 14280 USD 16910
NoidaUSD 14390 USD 17210
HyderabadUSD 14420 USD 15980

Country wise cost comparison for Kidney Transplant:

CountryCostLocal Currency
IndiaUSD 13500INR 1122525
IsraelUSD 160000ILS 608000
SingaporeUSD 75000SGD 100500
South AfricaUSD 7000ZAR 133210
South KoreaUSD 81000KRW 108757890
ThailandUSD 55000THB 1960750
TurkeyUSD 18360TRY 553370
United Arab EmiratesUSD 54240AED 199061

Treatment and Cost

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Apollo Hospital and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost13550 - 279731108110 - 2267835
Living Donor Kidney Transplant13398 - 228641130707 - 1819808
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant16704 - 282381409276 - 2265066
  • Address: Apollo Hospital Greams Road Chennai - Best Hospital in Chennai, Greams Road, Thousand Lights West, Thousand Lights, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Facilities related to Apollo Hospital: Post operative followup, Mobility Accessible Rooms, Online Doctor Consultation, Air Ambulance, Religious Facilities

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Apollo Multispecialty Hospitals and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost13386 - 283871119836 - 2319867
Living Donor Kidney Transplant13482 - 227671090339 - 1827872
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant16706 - 281371360199 - 2341553
  • Address: Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Canal Circular Road, Kadapara, Phool Bagan, Kadapara, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Facilities related to Apollo Multispecialty Hospitals: Post operative followup, Mobility Accessible Rooms, Online Doctor Consultation, Air Ambulance, Religious Facilities

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Types of Kidney Transplant in BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost13762 - 282181086162 - 2290757
Living Donor Kidney Transplant13547 - 227701083495 - 1808389
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant17146 - 287181400765 - 2272880
  • Address: BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Sunkalpalya, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Facilities related to BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals: Post operative followup, Mobility Accessible Rooms, Online Doctor Consultation, Air Ambulance, Religious Facilities

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Wockhardt Hospital, Umrao and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost12193 - 253571001649 - 2077545
Living Donor Kidney Transplant12147 - 20265996097 - 1661930
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant15262 - 254001252949 - 2079269
  • Address: Wockhardt Umrao Multy Speciality Hospital, Bharti Nagar, Mira Road East, Thane, Maharashtra, India
  • Facilities related to Wockhardt Hospital, Umrao: Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room, Accommodation

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost13629 - 286731120614 - 2270643
Living Donor Kidney Transplant13625 - 223841120683 - 1822145
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant16668 - 286851369953 - 2293373
  • Address: Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Mathura Road, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Facilities related to Indraprastha Apollo Hospital: Post operative followup, Mobility Accessible Rooms, Online Doctor Consultation, Air Ambulance, Religious Facilities

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Manipal Hospital, Yeshwantpur and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost13749 - 284761100183 - 2302242
Living Donor Kidney Transplant13203 - 229531085216 - 1822451
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant16878 - 281051361578 - 2341533
  • Address: Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur, 1st Main Road, Malleswaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Facilities related to Manipal Hospital, Yeshwantpur: Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room, Accommodation

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Types of Kidney Transplant in VPS Lakeshore Hospital and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost12185 - 253401001444 - 2085518
Living Donor Kidney Transplant12238 - 203631001126 - 1672011
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant15291 - 252731250073 - 2087407
  • Address: VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Nettoor, Maradu, Ernakulam, Kerala, India
  • Facilities related to VPS Lakeshore Hospital: Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room, Accommodation

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Manipal Hospital, Dwarka and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost12192 - 25354996194 - 2077187
Living Donor Kidney Transplant12121 - 20284995685 - 1668167
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant15202 - 253981254458 - 2076903
  • Address: Manipal Hospital Dwarka, Palam Vihar, Sector 6 Dwarka, Dwarka, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Facilities related to Manipal Hospital, Dwarka: Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room, Accommodation

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost13414 - 284551106407 - 2317302
Living Donor Kidney Transplant13682 - 228541091835 - 1831333
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant16742 - 275491387626 - 2282146
  • Address: Dr. Rela Institute & Medical Centre - Multispeciality Hospital in Chennai, India, CLC Works Road, Nagappa Nagar, Chromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Facilities related to Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre: Interpreter, SIM, Accommodation, Airport Transfer

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Fortis Hiranandani Hospital and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost12197 - 253101000473 - 2084871
Living Donor Kidney Transplant12199 - 203501000653 - 1665466
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant15154 - 254731252160 - 2070700
  • Address: Fortis Hiranandani Hospital Vashi, Sector 10A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Facilities related to Fortis Hiranandani Hospital: Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room, Accommodation

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The cost for Kidney Transplant ranges from USD 14390 - 17210 in Jaypee Hospital


Jaypee Hospital located in Noida, India is accredited by ISO, NABH, NABL. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 525 beds in the first phase
  • 150 Critical Care beds
  • 325 ward beds with Suite, Deluxe, Twin Sharing, and Economy options
  • 18 Modular OTs
  • 4 Cardiac Catheterization Lab with unqie Hybrid Operating Room
  • 24 bedded Advanced Neonatal ICUs20 bedded Dialysis Units
  • 2 Linear Accelerator (IMRT, VMAT, I
  • GRT), Wide Bore CT Simulator, one Brachytherapy Suite
  • True Beam STx Linear Accelerator
  • 2 MRI (3.0 Tesla) with High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound
  • 64 Slice PET CT, Gamma Camera, Dual Head 6 Slice SPECT CT
  • 256 Slice CT Scan, CT Simulation
  • Amongst the few GOLD LEED-certified hospital buildings in India
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Flow motion 64 Slice PET CT technology
  • Pick and drop facility from/to the Airport
  • Foreign exchange facility
  • Treatment packages
  • Visa assistance
  • Admission in the hospital
  • Wi-Fi/internet service in the room
  • Travel arrangement for patient & attendant after discharge
  • Tele-consults after discharge
  • Dedicated Guest House for International Patients maintained by Jaypee Hospital
  • In-house translators for patient’s comfort
  • Assistance in getting doctor’s opinion
  • Registration with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office
  • Accommodation arrangements after discharge
  • Accommodation arrangement for the accompanying attendant
  • Customized diet for patient and attendant
  • Laundry services
  • Prayer room
  • Dialysis facility for 60 patients
  • Cadaver organs
  • Blood bank facilities
  • Advanced Laboratory facilities
  • Diagnostic and Radiology facilities
  • High-end Ultrasound facilities

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost12157 - 252611003674 - 2084298
Living Donor Kidney Transplant12127 - 203461000938 - 1658306
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant15278 - 253121243860 - 2082412
  • Address: Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Sri Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Facilities related to Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre : SIM, TV inside room, Accommodation, Choice of Meals

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Seven Hills Hospital and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost13215 - 279111085316 - 2332372
Living Donor Kidney Transplant13445 - 228031131079 - 1828628
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant16594 - 285291365761 - 2270255
  • Address: SevenHills Hospital, Shivaji Nagar JJC, Marol, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Facilities related to Seven Hills Hospital: Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room, Accommodation

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost12157 - 252631001278 - 2089181
Living Donor Kidney Transplant12140 - 20273999406 - 1658852
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant15200 - 254421250933 - 2089761
  • Address: Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital, PRESS ENCLAVE ROAD, Saket Institutional Area, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Facilities related to Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital: Post operative followup, Mobility Accessible Rooms, Online Doctor Consultation, Air Ambulance, Religious Facilities

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Types of Kidney Transplant in Max Super Specialty Hospital, Shalimar Bagh and its associated cost

Treatment OptionApproximate Cost Range (USD)Approximate Cost Range (INR)
Overall Kidney Transplant Cost12178 - 25348993921 - 2081854
Living Donor Kidney Transplant12148 - 20388997199 - 1659053
Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant15250 - 253341248543 - 2076667
  • Address: Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, Max Wali Road, C and D Block, Shalimar Place Site, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Facilities related to Max Super Specialty Hospital, Shalimar Bagh: Post operative followup, Mobility Accessible Rooms, Online Doctor Consultation, Air Ambulance, Religious Facilities

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Facts Related to Healthcare

  • According to the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation, India performs over 15,000 kidney transplants every year, making it one of the leading countries in the world for this procedure.
  • The waiting time for a kidney transplant in India can vary depending on the availability of a suitable donor and the patient's condition but on average ranges from a few months to a year.
  • A report by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization of India estimated that over 80% of kidney transplant recipients in India return to normal activities within 6 months of the procedure.
  • The demand for kidney transplant in India is expected to grow in the coming years due to the increasing incidence of kidney diseases and the increasing awareness about the availability of effective treatment options.
  • In India, the government has implemented a series of measures to increase kidney donor availability and improve kidney transplant success rate, including creating a National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization and implementing the Human Organ Transplantation Act.
  • India has a large pool of highly qualified kidney transplant surgeons, many of whom have been trained in leading medical centers worldwide.
  • The medical infrastructure in India is rapidly improving, with many hospitals now offering world-class facilities and services for kidney transplant, including intensive care units, cutting-edge imaging equipment, and advanced surgical technologies.

About the Kidney Transplant

A kidney transplant is a surgery where a healthy kidney from a living or deceased donor is placed into someone whose own kidneys aren't working properly. The kidneys, shaped like beans and located on each side of the spine below the ribs, normally filter waste and fluid from the blood to make urine.

The kidney performs several important functions in the human body. Even slight damage to the kidneys can, therefore, cause a lot of problems. When the kidney is rendered incapable of its main function, that is, removal of waste products from the blood, a condition called uremia develops.

Unfortunately, the symptoms of this condition do not develop unless 90 percent of the kidney is damaged. This is the time when an individual would require kidney transplantation surgery or dialysis to restore normal functioning.

Several other kidney diseases warrant the need for a kidney transplantation. Some of these conditions include the following:

  • Deep-rooted problems in the anatomy of the urinary tract
  • Extremely high blood pressure
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Diabetes mellitus

How is Kidney Transplant performed?

During a kidney transplant, the surgery is performed under the influence of general anesthesia, and the surgical team keeps an eye on your heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygen levels.

The surgeon cuts the lower side of your abdomen, puts the new kidney inside, and leaves your kidneys unless they're causing issues. They connect the new kidney's blood vessels to yours and link the ureter (tube from the kidney to the bladder) to your bladder.

During the kidney transplant procedure, an intravenous line is initiated in the hand or arm, and catheters are connected to the wrist and neck to check the blood pressure, and heart status and take samples of blood. The groin or region below the collarbone can also be used for insertion of catheters.

The hair is shaved off or cleared in the region of the surgical site and a urinary catheter is inserted into the bladder. The patient is positioned on the operating table lying on their back. After the administration of general anesthesia, a tube is positioned into the lungs through the mouth. This tube is attached to a ventilator so that the patient can breathe during the surgery.

The anesthesiologist closely monitors the blood oxygen level, breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure. The site of the incision is cleaned with an antiseptic solution. A long incision is made by the doctor on one side of the lower abdomen. The donor's kidney is visually inspected before implantation.

Now the donor's kidney is placed in the abdomen. Usually, the left donor kidney is implanted on the right side and vice versa. This leaves the scope to connect ureters with the bladder. To the external iliac artery and vein, the renal artery and vein of the donor's kidney are sewn.

The donor ureter is then connected to the urinary bladder of the patient. With surgical staples and stitches, the incision is closed and a drain is positioned at the incision site to prevent swelling. Lastly, a sterile bandage or dressing is placed.

Recovery from Kidney Transplant

Post-surgery, Patients are required to spend several days to weeks in the hospital depending upon the situation, Healthcare professionals monitor the conditions in the recovery area to observe any signs of complications.

Patients also have to be in frequent follow-up sessions for a few weeks after hospital discharge. You may be required to have a blood test several times a week.

Immunosuppressive agents that fight rejection prevent this from happening. These medications have been prescribed by doctors to transplanted patients for their lifetime. The kidney transplant success rate is challenged if these medications are stopped. A combination of drugs is usually recommended.

The patient is encouraged to take small steps and start walking and moving a bit. The kidney transplant recovery period lasts for around two to three weeks after the surgery, after which the patient may return to normal life.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Kidney Transplant cost in India?

On an average, Kidney Transplant in India costs about USD$ 13000.


What are the factors affecting the cost of Kidney Transplant in India?

The cost of kidney transplant surgery in India includes the type of transplant (living or deceased donor), with living donor transplants generally being more expensive. Additionally, donor charges, covering the donor's medical treatment, and the surgeon's fee, varying based on expertise, contribute to the overall cost. Hospital charges, location, and the duration of the patient's stay, along with post-treatment medications and rehabilitation costs, further impact the total treatment cost.

Which are some of the best hospitals in India for Kidney Transplant?

There are about 50 hospitals in India that offer Kidney Transplant to international patients. Some of the best hospitals are the following:

  1. Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta
  2. Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Delhi
  3. Fortis Hospital, Bangalore
  4. Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune
  5. Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai
How many days does it take to recover post Kidney Transplant in India?

After surgery, the patient is supposed to stay in for another 45 days. This duration of stay is recommended to complete all the necessary follow-ups and control tests to ensure that the surgery was successful.

How many days does one have to spend in the hospital for Kidney Transplant in India?

After Kidney Transplant, the patient is supposed to stay for about 7 days in the hospital for recovery and monitoring. 


What is the average rating of Hospitals in India?

The average rating of hospitals for Kidney Transplant in India is 4.5. This rating is automatically calculated on the basis of several parameters such as the infrastructure of the hospital, quality of services, nursing support and other services.

Who are the best surgeons for a kidney transplant in India

The country is renowned for its brigade of skilled and experienced surgeons who are known for their vision and clinical expertise. Some of the globally renowned doctors for a kidney transplant in India include the following:

What is the success rate of Kidney Transplant in India?

India has the highest success rate of kidney transplant in the world. The current success rate is about 90%. There are several factors that affect the overall success rate of a kidney transplant, such as the expertise of the surgical as well as post-operative care teams, the choice of hospital, compatibility of the donor, the tissue matching , whether the donor is blood-related, and many more. Post-surgical infections are a big risk that could affect the success rate, therefore; choosing a hospital with the best hygiene standards is important to make sure you don’t get any infections.

What are the costs of evaluation and diagnostic tests which are associated with Kidney Transplant in India?

Some important tests are performed before performing kidney transplantation in India. These tests are required to know tissue matching.

  • Blood test: In order to find a suitable donor, the patient needs to know their blood group. This is a blood test. The donor must have the same blood group as the patient.
  • HLA typing: The patient’s tissue type is needed by the transplant team to determine how properly you match a donated kidney. A simple blood test is used to determine your tissue type. The transplant team will examine your tissue type and compare it to potential donors to determine whether the donor’s kidney is suitable for transplantation.
  • The cost of evaluation and diagnostic tests associated with Kidney Transplant in India are 1000 and 2500 USD respectively.
What are the various approaches to Kidney Transplant and their subsequent cost in India?

There are two types of renal transplants available in India depending on the source of availability of the kidney.

  • Deceased-Donor Transplant: Organs of deceased donors generally come from people who decided to donate their kidney before their death by signing an organ donor card. Also, authorization to donate might also be granted by the family of the deceased at the time of his/her death. During kidney transplantation from a deceased donor, a kidney is taken out from a deceased donor and is then surgically transplanted to the recipient’s body whose kidneys are malfunctioning.
    • The cost of a deceased donor Transplant in India is 11000 USD.
  • Living-Donor Transplant: A living donor transplant is an approach in which a kidney is removed from a healthy donor and then surgically grafted into someone facing kidney failure. The living donor is usually a member of the family (such as a brother or sister, parent, or child). The living donor might be an aunt, uncle, cousin, or even a partner. A kidney transplant from a living donor has several benefits over a kidney transplant from a dead donor, like a higher success rate. If the kidney is donated by a blood relative, then there would be a lower risk of rejection. Also, you might be able to decrease the time you have to wait for a kidney transplant.
    • The cost of a living donor Transplant in India is 13000 USD.
Why should you choose India as a Destination for your Kidney Transplant?

Most of the kidney transplant hospitals in India are equipped with the latest medical equipment and ultra-modern infrastructure. These hospitals feature highly experienced and skilled surgeons who provide the best care and the highest quality healthcare. The cost of kidney transplant surgery in India varies between USD 7,000 and USD 10,500, whereas in other countries, it can range around USD 400,000. India boasts a vast network of top hospitals, ranging from mid-range facilities to world-class medical centers and state-owned hospitals, offering comprehensive medical care. This diversity helps patients choose a hospital based on their budget, city preference, and the surgeon.

What are some of the legal and ethical aspects one should be aware of for Kidney Transplant in India?

The Indian authorities follow strict rules for organ donation and transplantation. If anybody is found guilty, he/she needs to pay a heavy penalty. When the individual situation along with all of the legal records is evaluated by the transplantation team, they go ahead with the treatment. Besides this, living donors have been categorized as:

  • The donor does not have blood relations like siblings of their partner, a partner, or parents of the partner, it requires permission from the authorities to clarify that no commercial angle is closely associated with the donation.
  • A close relative or connected to blood like kids, grandparents, parents.

The Indian laws also ensure the kidney transplantation is ethically performed in India without any commercial interest.

What is the procedure to undergo Kidney Transplantation in India?

As an international patient, you need to have your donor along with you. In India, living donor transplant is allowed in 2 kinds. i.e., non-related and associated donors, below given are some records which the donor and the recipient should carry. For Related Donors, the Essential record of files are:

  • NOC in the embassy.
  • A family photograph showing the relation between the donor & the recipient.
  • Medical visas from the recipient and the donor.
  • Photocopy of the passport & passport-size photographs of both the donor as well as recipient.
  • Approved ID evidence showing the parent’s name, indicating the association between them.

Patients will have to bring all of the important medical papers. With several steps required with the kidney transplant, the procedure begins with the evaluation procedure to check whether you are fully prepared for the transplant after finding the donor. Before the evaluation procedure, you have to choose a transplant center. To find out whether you’re eligible for a kidney transplant, you will have to undergo a test procedure by the transplant team. Before proceeding with the transplant, the patient has to undergo many tests to ensure the new kidney is accepted by the immune system.