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Register a client application: Sandbox Member API

To access the Sandbox Member API service, please enter the following information about your client application and your organization. If you are a member and need to request Production Member API credentials, please fill out the Production Member API application form.

Note: This process is not fully automated. There may be a delay before we respond to you with credentials after you complete this form.

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General Information

Registration for the development sandbox service is open to anyone. For more information about credentials and how to complete this form see the Register a Client Application article.

Use this field to let us know if you're using a vendor system, include additional redirect URIs, or if there is anything else you'd like to communicate to the ORCID team.
Please enter a valid email address to enable us to correspond regarding your request. This cannot be a mailinator email address.

Credential Type

In the production registry, the API features that members have access to are determined by their membership level. While ORCID membership isn't required in order to access the Sandbox, Sandbox credentials can be set to reflect the API features available at different membership levels. For more on which API features are available at each level, see: ORCID Membership Comparison . If you do not choose a credential type, your sandbox credentials will be set to "Premium: Trusted Party."

Displayed to Registry Users

The following three fields will be displayed to users who are connecting to your application through the authorization process. You will be able to adjust this information later if needed.

Redirect URIs

Once the user has authorized your application, they will be returned to a URI that you specify. You must provide these URIs in advance. For more information about redirect URIs, please see our Knowledge Base article. (opens in a separate window)

OAuth2 redirect_uris or callback URLs for this client (enter at least one)