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This page is for requests to have stewards grant or revoke administrator, bureaucrat, checkuser, and oversight rights on Wikimedia projects which do not have a local permissions procedure.

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  • If you are requesting adminship or bureaucratship, and your wiki has a local bureaucrat, submit your request to that user or to the relevant local request page (index).
  • For urgent requests, such as to combat large-scale vandalism on a small wiki, contact a steward in the #wikimedia-stewardsconnect IRC channel. In emergencies, type !steward in the channel to get the attention of stewards. Otherwise, you can type @steward for non-urgent help.

Other than requests to remove your own access or emergencies, please only make requests here after gaining the on-wiki approval of your local community.

Quick navigation: Administrator | Bureaucrat | CheckUser | Oversight | Removal of access | Miscellaneous | Global permissions

Cross-wiki requests
Meta-Wiki requests

Using this page[edit]

1. Place the following code at the bottom of the appropriate section below:

==== User name@xxproject ====
{{sr-request
 |status    = <!--don't change this line-->
 |domain    = <!-- such as en.wikibooks -->
 |user name =
 |discussion= 
}}
(your remarks) ~~~~

2. Fill in the values:

  • domain: the wiki's URL domain (like "ex.wikipedia" or "meta.wikimedia").
  • user name: the name of the user whose rights are to be changed (like "Exampleuser"). In case you're requesting access for multiple bots, leave this field blank and give a list of these bots in your remarks
  • discussion: a link to the local vote or discussion about the rights change (for example, "[[ex:Wikipedia:Requests_for_adminship#ExampleUser]]").

3. If anything is missing from your request, a steward will request more information.

Confirmation of signing confidentiality agreement[edit]

Certain permissions (notably CheckUser and Oversight) additionally require users to sign a confidentiality agreement. Users requesting these permissions must make a request below, and must also sign the confidentiality agreement with the Wikimedia Foundation. The request is placed on hold temporarily, until the receipt has been formally confirmed by the Office.

Requests[edit]

COPY THE FOLLOWING CODE to the bottom of the appropriate section below:

==== User name@xxproject ====
{{sr-request
 |status    = <!--don't change this line-->
 |domain    =
 |user name =
 |discussion= 
}}

Administrator access[edit]

See administrator for information about this user group.

  • MediaWiki interface translations are done at translatewiki.net. Please do not request administrator access solely for that purpose; your request will be declined.

  • Stewards: Please use {{Systmp}} for approved temporary requests.

Requests for removal of access should be posted at the section below.

For permanent adminship, please provide a link to the local community approval. For temporary adminship please state for how long and for which tasks you need it, and link to a local announcement.

User YAniceta@pap.wikipedia[edit]

(Since there is only 1 other moderator on the Papiamentu Wikipedia, who is not active currently, I want to request the administrator rights. Given the fact that in a few weeks we want to start with activities on the Papiamentu Wikipedia, it would help us this can be done as soon as possible ) YAniceta (talk) 23:34, 23 April 2019 (UTC)

Time2wait.svg On hold until 30 April 2019 Ruslik (talk) 18:26, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
@YAniceta: Your experience seems to be very limited. Ruslik (talk) 20:44, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done Ruslik (talk) 09:48, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

User Леонид_Макаров@ru.wikibooks[edit]

Permanent adminship requested. Russian Wikibooks no acting administrator. There is a lot of admin's work to be done in this project--Леонид Макаров (talk) 15:46, 17 May 2019 (UTC)

Done Granted for 6 months to expire on 2019-11-18. To prolong your adminship, please start another election a few days before your temporary access expires, and after a week post your request again to this page. Thanks. Ruslik (talk) 09:47, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

দিব্য দত্ত@as.wikipedia[edit]

As there are only a few active sysop in Assamese wikipedia, I would like to nominate myself for permanent adminship to perform some regular and necessary technical tasks. দিব্য দত্ত (talk) 05:05, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Time2wait.svg On hold until 24 May 2019 Ruslik (talk) 09:51, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Interface administrator access[edit]

See Interface admin for information about this user group.

  • If you are requesting adminship and the interface admin at the same time, you can file one request in administrator section and state you want interface adminship as well.
  • MediaWiki interface translations are done at translatewiki.net. Please do not request interface administrator access solely for that purpose; your request will be declined.
  • Since the end of 2018 all interface administrators are required to have two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled. Please, enable it before posting your request here.

  • Stewards: Please use {{Systmp}} for approved temporary requests.

Requests for removal of access should be posted at the section below.

For permanent interface adminship, please provide a link to the local community approval. For temporary interface adminship please state for how long and for which tasks you need it, and link to a local announcement.

দিব্য দত্ত@as.wikipedia[edit]

As there are only one Interface administrator in Assamese wikipedia, I would like to nominate myself for Interface administrator on permanent basis to perform some regular and necessary technical tasks. দিব্য দত্ত (talk) 05:11, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Time2wait.svg On hold until 24 May 2019 Ruslik (talk) 09:52, 18 May 2019 (UTC)


Erzianj jurnalist@myv.wikipedia[edit]

In the Erzya Wikipedia does not have an Interface administrator. I would like to appoint myself an Interface administrator on permanent basis to perform some necessary technical tasks. --Erzianj jurnalist (talk) 10:48, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

  • Support Support --Mehman 97 18:48, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
    Hello Mehman97 please do not vote here, if you want to give your vote go to the local wiki pages and vote there, not here. Thank you.--AldnonymousBicara? 18:54, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
    Hi Aldnonymous. This is not a vote, I just wanted to show that this particular person has the right and skills to get this status in Erzya Wikipedia, where there is no such person with the rights of INt.Admin. I understand that this is not a place to vote. Kindly, --Mehman 97 18:58, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
    Of course Mehman97, please do so on local wiki instead of here. Thank you.--AldnonymousBicara? 18:59, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Bureaucrat access[edit]

See bureaucrat for information about this user group.
  • In principle, requests for temporary bureaucrat access are not granted.

Requests for removal of access should be posted at the section below.

CheckUser access[edit]

See CheckUser policy for information about this user group and the policy governing the use of this tool.
  • To request CheckUser information, see Steward requests/Checkuser. This is the place to request CheckUser access.
  • Temporary CheckUser access is not permitted and temporary access is only used by stewards.

Oversight access[edit]

See Oversight policy for information about this user group and the policy governing the use of this tool.
  • To request to have content oversighted, ask for a steward in #wikimedia-stewardsconnect and contact a steward privately. This section is for requesting access to the Oversight tool.
  • For contact details about oversighters across the wikis, refer to this page.
  • Note that temporary Oversight access is not permitted and temporary status is only used by stewards.

  • When a new user is assigned to this group, please add them to this list.

Removal of access[edit]

  • If you're requesting the removal of your own permissions, make sure you're logged in to your account. If you have multiple flags, specify which you want removed. Stewards may delay your request a short time to ensure you have time to rethink your request (see previous discussion on 24 hour delays); the rights will not be restored by stewards once they are removed.
  • To request the removal of another user's permissions, you must gain consensus on the local wiki first. When there is community consensus that the user's access should be removed, a trusted user from that wiki should provide a link here to the discussion, a brief explanation of the reason for the request, and summarize the results of discussion. However, as bureaucrats of some wikis may remove users from the administrator or bureaucrat group, please see also a separate list of these specific wikis.
  • See the instructions above for adding new requests. Please post new requests at the bottom of the section.

Usingha@bpy.wikipedia[edit]

Inactive from August 2017. Regards, ZI Jony (Talk) 16:59, 9 May 2019 (UTC)

There are no local policy about admin. This wikipedia is under SWMT and will be maitain by AAR. Jayantanth (talk) 17:18, 9 May 2019 (UTC)
X mark.svg Not done Will be removed as part of the AAR process. Ruslik (talk) 09:44, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Ninovolador@es.wikisource[edit]

I lost normal access to my account (lost my phone and physical scratch keys required for 2-FA), so need removal of oathauth-enable if it is possible, or if it isn't, all my special rights (admin and interface-admin). Regards, Ninovolador (talk) 01:16, 19 May 2019 (UTC)

Miscellaneous requests[edit]

Requests for permissions that don't fit in other sections belong here. Importer rights can be granted on most wikis by stewards only. Please gain local community consensus before posting a new section here.

Note that the following types of permissions requests belong on separate pages:

  • SRB — Local or global bot status
  • SRGP — Global permissions

I want request for import rights so that I can perform imports of modules and templates across wikis. Please help. Thanks Capankajsmilyo (talk) 23:03, 10 May 2019 (UTC)

See also[edit]