Register for an ORCID iD

ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized.

As per ORCID's terms and conditions , you may only register for an ORCID iD for yourself.


First name is your given name or the name you most commonly go by.

First name is your given name. Last name is your family name.

You will have a chance to add additional names after you have created your account.

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Must be 8 or more characters and contain:

  • at least 1 numeral: 0 - 9
  • at least 1 of the following:
    • alpha character, case-sensitive a-Z
    • any of the following symbols:
      ! @ # $ % ^ * ( ) ~ `{ } [ ] | \ & _
  • optionally the space character,
    i.e ' ' and other punctuation such as . , ;

Additionally, common passwords are not allowed. See the list of passwords we don't allow

Example: sun% moon2

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  • everyone
  • trusted parties
  • only me
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