In order for your request for euthanasia or for assistance to suicide to be legal in Luxembourg, the following conditions must be fulfilled:

  • You must be conscious at the time of the request.
  • You must be a legally capable adult, that is not having been declared in court unable to make your own decisions.
  • You must have made your decision without any external pressure.
  • You must be in a medical condition without any prospect, without any improvement perspective, following an accident or pathology, and it is an irreversible situation according to the current state of science.
  • You must suffer physically or mentally from your health condition.
  • Your request must be recorded in writing, carry your details and be dated and signed.
  • You may at any moment cancel your request. It will be then withdrawn from your medical file and you can get it back.
Request for euthanasia and assistance to suicide

You fill in your request in collaboration with your consenting treating doctor.
It will then be placed in your medical file.