EMA Account Management | Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Frequently Asked Questions
EMA Account Management Checklist

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can I register for an EMA account?
  2. During registration I am getting the following message: “The email you have chosen is already in use”. What should I do?
  3. I haven’t received the email with my registration token. What should I do?
  4. I have not received a confirmation email after registration. What should I do?
  5. I have forgotten my username. How can I retrieve it?
  6. Where can I view my user profile details?
  7. When I try to login I get a message stating that my account is disabled. What should I do?
  8. I have forgotten my password. How can I reset it?
  9. How can I setup my challenge questions?
  10. My account is locked. What should I do?
  11. How can I request access for an EMA application?
  12. How can I review the progress of my access request?
  13. How can I remove a role from my EMA Account?
  14. Do I need to register again when I change my employer?
  15. I cannot change/update my e-mail address. What should I do?
  16. The e-mail domain of my organisation has been changed. What should I do?

  1. How can I register for an EMA account?
    Go to the registration form or look here for a step by step description.
  2. During registration I am getting the following message: “The email you have chosen is already in use”. What should I do?
    If you are getting a message that your email address is already in use, it means that you have an EMA account and should not register again.
    This account may already exist if you have used an EMA application in the past. These include: Eudralink, EudraCT Secure, Service Desk portal, MMSe, JIRA, MMD, EVDAS, EUDRAPORTAL, EUDRAGMP, PAEDIATRICS, BI DASHBOARD, EUTCT, CORPGXP, EPITT, PSUR. 
    You can use your EMA account credentials to directly login to the EMA application in question without registering again.

    However if you have forgotten your credentials you, please use the "Forgot Username?" and "Forgot Password?" links to retrieve your username and reset your password.

    Please note all passwords must be at least 8 characters long and contain 4 different character types. Example passwords that meet the requirements; P4$$w0rd, Americ@52, M3d!cines
  3. I haven’t received the email with my registration token. What should I do?
    Please check that the email address you have provided is correct, then check that the email is not in your Spam Folder.
    If you still cannot find the email please try registering again before contacting the Service Desk.
  4. I have not received a confirmation email after registration. What should I do?
    First attempt to log in to the EMA Account Management Portal at https://register.ema.europa.eu with the password you have set and the username displayed during the self-registration process.
    Alternatively, if you do not remember your username, use the "Forgot Username?" link and if you do not remember your password use the "Forgot Password?" link on the login page.
    Once you have retrieved your username/password try to login again.
    If the login is still unsuccessful, your account might not have been created. Please, attempt to register again.
    If the registration is still not successful, please contact the Service Desk
  5. I have forgotten my username. How can I retrieve it?
    Click on the "Forgot Username?" link in the ‘Self Registration’ portal and provide the email you used upon initial registration.
    An email containing your username will be sent to your email address.
  6. Where can I view my user profile details?
    Log in to the EMA Account Management Portal at https://register.ema.europa.eu and click on the "Edit Identity" link.
  7. When I try to login I get a message stating that my account is disabled. What should I do?
    The account may have been disabled due to inactivity or upon your request. If you did not request to disable your account, use the "Forgot Password?" link to reactivate it. For a step-by-step guide look here.
  8. I have forgotten my password. How can I reset it?
    Click on the "Forgot Password?" link to reactivate it. For a step-by-step guide look here.
  9. How can I setup my challenge questions?
    Log in to the EMA Account Management Portal at https://register.ema.europa.eu
    Go to the top right corner of your screen, click on your profile name and on "My Preferences".
    Then click on the "Edit Authentication Questions" link at the bottom of the page.
    Set up or update your authentication questions and click on the "Save" button.
  10. My account is locked. What should I do?
    An account is automatically locked after 5 unsuccessful login attempts. Use the "Forgot Password?" link to unlock it. For a step-by-step guide look here
  11. My account is locked. What should I do?
    Log in to the EMA Account Management Portal at https://register.ema.europa.eu
    Click on "Manage My Access" and use the “search” field to find the application you want to request access for.
    For a step-by-step guide look here.
  12. How can I review the progress of my access request?
    Log in to the EMA Account Management Portal at https://register.ema.europa.eu
    Click on "Track My Request" link located under the “Manage Access” section.
    For a step-by-step guide look here.
  13. How can I remove a role from my EMA Account?
    Log in to the EMA Account Management Portal at https://register.ema.europa.eu
    Click on "Manage My Access" and on the “Remove Access” section.
    Use the “search” field to find the application you want to remove access from.
    Once identified, click on the “X” button.
    Then click on the “Review” tab and on the “Submit” button.
    For a step-by-step guide look here.
  14. Do I need to register again when I change my employer?
    Yes, you must register a new EMA Account following the steps described in the “Create an EMA Account” guide.
    Please open a EMA Service Desk ticket to disable your old account and remove unnecessary access.
  15. I cannot change/update my e-mail address. What should I do?
    Changing the e-mail address via EMA Account Management portal is no longer possible. You should create new account via EMA Account Management Portal and request your old account to be disabled.
  16. The e-mail domain of my organisation has been changed. What should I do?
    If the e-mail domain of your organisation has been changed request the update of the domain via EMA Service Desk the and the bulk change will be performed for all users of that domain.
EMA Account Management Checklist

Question Answer Action
Do I have an EMA user account? Yes Log in to the EMA Account Management Portal
No Self-register with EMA as a new "User" (See section "Create an EMA Account")
Don’t know Access here to find out if you have an EMA account.
Is an organisation on whose behalf I will be acting listed in EMA’s Organisations Management Service (OMS)? Yes Proceed with your request for an appropriate user role via the EMA Account Management portal
Yes, but data requires to be updated Raise a request to have your organisation data updated
For more information on the OMS, see the Organisation Management Service on EMA's corporate website
Please note that you need to have a SPOR Super User or a SPOR User role to change your organisation’s information. Learn how to request this role here
Don’t know Look up your organisation during the user access request process in the EMA Account Management portal or search for it in the IRIS homepage or EMA Organisation Management Service (OMS).
No Raise a change request to have your organisation registered
For more information on the OMS, see the Organisation Management Service on EMA's corporate website


EMA Account Management guidance documents
Welcome Page
Create an EMA Account
Recover your credentials
How to request access
User Administrator guide
Frequently Asked Questions

If you cannot find the support you need in the guidance documents, please contact the EMA Service Desk.