CIF deposition and validation service

This web service enables submission of CIF files and associated structure factor files for storage at CCDC and subsequent inclusion of structures into the Cambridge Structural Database.

Submitting files by this page will allow you to correct syntax errors and add additional data during submission.

Please include structure factor data for all structures.

  • Files should be in CIF, FCF or HKL format and may be included in a ZIP file
  • At least one CIF file must be included in the submission
  • All files submitted on one form should correspond to one publication only
  • There is a limit of 100 MB in the total size of files uploaded
  • For more information please see our Structure Deposition Information page.