Evidence of identity (REQUIRED)
• Using a non-free company or institutional e-mail address that includes your name is the easiest way to apply. (If this does not include your name, please submit further evidence such as a webpage that links the address to your name, under 'Other information' below.)
• An e-mail using an established private domain name may also be acceptable, especially if the domain is publicly registered to you. You must still submit further evidence, such as a webpage that links the address to your name, or state that your name appears in a public WHOIS record, under 'Other information' below; alternatively, you may treat it as a free e-mail address and follow the instructions in the next point below.
• If you use a free e-mail address (e.g. Gmail or Yahoo), you must include some other information that helps us to confirm who you are, such as a scan of an ID card, passport or driver's license, which we will destroy after processing (you may black-out information other than your name). If you intend to provide a scan, we will reply to request it as long as your application is otherwise in order. (You can also submit further evidence under 'Other information' below.)
• If you have some other way of confirming your identity (e.g. an existing member can vouch for you), let us know under 'Other information' below. (We may not accept your application via this route, so please provide as much information as you can.)