Open access application using a voucher


Please complete this online form if you would like to arrange for your article to be made open access using a voucher code or institutional pre-pay scheme.

An open access licence to publish (CC BY or CC BY-NC) must be completed as part of this application form, therefore it is necessary for the Copyright Owner (or someone duly authorised) to complete this application.

You will receive an immediate confirmation of your application submission. If you do not receive confirmation within 3 working days, or have any further queries, please contact our For further information, please see our open access guidelines.

Please note:
  • Your funding body or research institute may have certain requirements or mandates, particularly in terms of which licence you select; please see our funder requirements guidance for more information.
  • If you do not know your voucher code, please enter 'Au-000000' into the required field.
  • If your article has been accepted for publication in Chemical Science or RSC Advances, you do not need to complete this form as articles published in these journals are all gold open access.


Author Details


Please complete this form if you would like to make your article open access by using a voucher code.

* Denotes a mandatory field.

Title: *

First Name: *

Family Name: *

Email: *

Re-enter Email: *

Manuscript number or DOI (e.g. C4RM01246A) *

Journal: *

Institution: *

Voucher code: *

Funding Agencies - if your article is mandated to be deposited to PubMed Central we can do this on your behalf, please enter your funding agencies


Contact Details (if different to above)


If you are completing this application on behalf of the author and would like updates about the progress, please complete this form.

Title:

First Name:

Family Name:

Email:

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Licence to Publish

An open access licence to publish form must be completed before open access publication. This is necessary even if you have already completed a licence during initial submission.

In sending this form you are accepting the terms of the open access licence to publish. This can be downloaded below.

*  I agree this licence has been accepted by the Owner or by someone duly authorised to accept on behalf of the Owner and that all the authors are aware that the article is being made open access.

Copyright Owner if authors do not own the copyright

* I agree to the selected open access licence to publish for the above article, please see licence terms and conditions below:

CC BY
CC BY NC


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