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How can I reactivate a deactivated account?

Welcome to ORCID > Deactivating an ORCID account > How can I reactivate a deactivated account?

Start from the ORCID registration or sign-in form, enter the email address associated with your deactivated account in the email field, then follow the on-screen instructions to restore the account connected with your primary email address.

Reactivate deactivated account

You will need to add any data previously on your record, as it will have all been deleted during the deactivation process.

If you have previously requested that we remove your email address completely from the Registry, then you will not be able to reactivate the deactivated account.

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