How to register for an ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)
Posted on 08 February, 2024
ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a unique, persistent, and digital identifier that distinguishes researchers and contributors from one another. It is a 16-digit code that is used to identify an individual in the academic community and research ecosystem.


  1. Go to the ORCID website at
  2. Fill in your personal details, such as your name, email address, and password.
  3. Review and accept the terms and conditions and privacy policy.
  4. Complete your ORCID record by adding information such as your education, employment, and research contributions. This step is optional but recommended, as it helps to build a more comprehensive profile and increase the visibility of your research.
  5. Save your ORCID record.
  6. Once you have created your ORCID iD, you can use it to identify yourself in various academic and research systems, such as manuscript submission systems, grant applications, and various academic It is important to note that your ORCID iD is unique to you and cannot be transferred or shared with anyone else.
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