Short IDs for business cards, etc

Not planned


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  • Official comment
    Alainna Wrigley

    Thank you for your suggestion to improve the ORCID Registry.

    The ORCID iD is both a number and a resolvable internet address, with the structure of followed by a 16-digit identifier, e.g. For more, see: Structure of the ORCID Identifier:

    You should not need to remember your ORCID iD in order to type or write it manually. Our recommended practice is that you sign into your account to authorize a system to get your ORCID iD and possibly read other data on your record. Your ORCID iD then is sent to the system by machine transfer, saving you time and the effort of recollection.

    For display, we recommend using the green iD icon followed by the full https URI. You can also create a QR Code with your ORCID iD from your personal record, or by going to

    Warm regards,
    ORCID Community Team

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