There are various types of kidneys available for donation, some of which have shorter wait times. Some kidneys take less time to get than others. You can choose which kinds you are willing to accept. If you are open to more than one kind, you may get a kidney sooner. Getting a kidney transplant from someone who has hepatitis C might allow you to get a kidney transplant faster because many people do not know that hepatitis C-positive kidneys are an option.