Create an OSF Account

The OSF is free to use. If you have an ORCiD account or are affiliated with one of our partner institutions, you can create your OSF account using these credentials. ORCiD or your institution will then be linked to your OSF account.

Go to OSF, then click the Sign Up button in the top right of the OSF homepage.

Create your account using your ORCiD or institutional credentials.

Or, enter your name, email address, and a password into the respective fields.

Read the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, then check the box next to "I have read and agree."

Check the box next to "I'm not a robot," then click the Sign up button.

You will receive a confirmation email from the OSF at the email address you used to create your account.

Click the link in the email to confirm your email address.

Your OSF account will be created.