No. All persons seeking MAID must make the request themselves.

If a person requesting MAID cannot sign and date the form because they cannot write or because they are physically incapable of doing so, a third party can sign the document, in the presence of the applicant and according to certain guidelines. However, all eligibility criteria must, of course, be met, especially regarding the ability to understand what medical assistance in dying means. Moreover, the physician receiving the request will have to verify this by following a well-defined protocol.