Legislation Bulgaria


  • A law concerning organ donation and transplantation exists
  • The eye is considered as an organ, the cornea as a tissue
  • There is a central register, where one can register his/her will
  • If not in the register, the next of kin gives consent



Cornea banking:

  • Eye banks are accredited by the Executive Agency for Transplantation under the Ministry of Health.
  • Executive Agency for Transplantation performs inspections, they define the criteria.
  • EU directives are implemented
  • There is no national eye nor a national tissue bank.

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