The F-TEP platform is accessed from the website front page via the "Enter the platform" link provided there.

The platform is protected by ESA's Earth Observation Single Sign On (EO-SSO). Only after a successful authentication it is possible to access the portal. If you do not already have an account, you can register using the following link (as provided also at the top of the ESA Earth Online front page):

You will be presented with the following page:

Please note that your password must use at least 8 characters and include at least a lower case, an upper case, a digit and a special character.

Once you have completed and submitted the registration form successfully, the following message will be displayed:

You should then receive an email confirming that the first part of your registration has been successful. It will provide you with a link that you will need to follow to complete the registration process.

Once followed you should be presented with the following screen confirming that your account has been successfully activated:

Now that you have an account set up you can access the F-TEP portal (via When you follow the link you will be redirected back to ESA's EO-SSO platform and asked to login using the details of the account you have now created. You can also set the maximum idle time and maximum session time which will determine how often you will be presented with the login screen.

Once you have logged in you will be redirected back to the F-TEP Portal.