1) It's free to register for an ORCID identifier and the registration takes only 30 seconds.
- Go to the registration page ( https://orcid.org/register ) -- see example at right.
- Fill out the registration form with your name and email address, and create a password
- Select your privacy preference
- Trusted parties
- Only me
- Select email notification delivery frequency
- Daily summary
- Weekly summary
- Quarterly summary
- Never (notifications will still be available in your ORCID account)
2) After the registration, you will be given a 16-digit ORCID identifer.
3) You can add your personal and professional information such as biography, education, employment, funding, and works to your record.