Sending an invitation

If you have any questions about our procedures, or wish to request help importing your archive to the AO3, please contact the Open Doors committee using our contact form. Under the Archive of Our Own Terms of Service, all archive imports must be authorised by Open Doors.

  1. Go to, and in the upper-right hand corner, click on the words “Log In”.
    Log In window
  2. Enter the username and password for your archivist account. (For convenience, you can also check the box next to “Remember Me” so that you don’t have to log in next time.) Then click on the button, “Log In”.
    Log In fields and button
  3. Click on the “Invitations” button underneath your account name.
    Invitations button on the right hand side of the page
  4. Enter the email address of the new user into the “Email Address” field, and then use the “Send Invitation” button in the lower right hand corner.
    Email address field near the top of the page, and Send Invitation button on the right hand side