Versions Compared


  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.


Table of Contents

How to make a Onegini account

If your institution is not conected with you don't have a home institution connected to SURFconext, you can use a Onegini account to log on to multiple services of SURFconext as a guest.

There are two different ways to register an account with OnegniniOnegini:

  1. Register an account with an existing social account (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Google). No extra username and password has to be remeberedremembered.
  2. Register a Onegini account with a new username and password.

Register a Onegini


account with a social account

1. Go to

Image Modified

2. Select the social account you want to register with (from left to right: Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter).

The login page of the selected account will appear. Below you see an example of a Facebook login page.

Image Modified
3. Log in with you your Facebook credentials and press click Log In.

Next The next page tells you what information Onegini has access to.

Image Modified



If you select LinkedIn, LinkedIn will ask you for permission to share your profile photo with Onegini. SURFconext and Onegini do not use your profile photo! Unfortunately we are unable to dismiss this message.

4. Click OK.

  Image Modified

5. Fill in the requiered required fields and press click Create.

Next time you visit a service of SURFconext as a guest you can use your social account to log in.

Register a Onegini


account without social account

1. Go to

Image Modified
2. Press click 'here' (in "Click here if you prefer not to use a third party account")

Image Modified

3. Press click Register here.
  Image Modified
4. Fill out the required fields and press click Sign up to make a Onegini account. If you prefer not to use your

cell phone, click more info... to enable extra security via a PIN code.

Image Added

If your Onegini account has been successfully registered you will be redirected to you your personal Onegini dashboard page. Image Removed

A social account can always be added by selecting the '+' at the top-right of your dashboard panel.

You will still have to confirm your mail address.

Confirm your e-mail address

After registering with Onegini your mail does not automatically get added to your profile. This will only happen after confirmation by the user. Since e-mail is necessary for many services, confirming immediately could be handy.

  1.  Go to your personal page using the button 'Personal Info' (1) on top of the page.
    Image Added
  2. Click Verify (2) behind the field that states 'Mail Address'
  3. Go to your mailbox, find the mail and click 'Verify email address'
    Image Added

The mail sometimes ends up in your spam folder.

Log in at a service of SURFconext with your Onegini



71. When you If want to log in to a SURFconext website service like via SURFconext, choose Onegini for institution (type 'onegini Onegini in the search bar). Next you log in with your social acount account or Onegini username and password.

Image RemovedImage Added