To download SNOMED CT release files you must have a SNOMED CT Affiliate License. The table below provides step-by-step advice on how to obtain a license and register your license to enable you to download SNOMED CT release files.
Do you already have a SNOMED CT Affiliate License?
Are in a SNOMED International Member territory?
To check if you are based in a Member territory see the Members page on the SNOMED International website. On that page you will see a table listing all the Member territories and providing contacts details for each Member.
Does your Member use the Member Licensing and Distribution Service (MLDS)?
Some SNOMED International Members use the SNOMED International MLDS service while others host their own licensing and download services. To find out if your Member uses MDLS service either:
Register with the licensing service provided by your Member.
Follow the contact links for your Member on the Members webpage. These links should take you to information about the licensing and distribution service used by the Member.
To find out more about licensing and downloading in these please follow the contact links on the Member
|Step 5||Register with MDLS.|
Do you intend to use SNOMED CT in a non-Member Territory?
If you are intending to use SNOMED CT in a non-Member territory you must register this use on MDLS. This is true even for licensees who have registered their license using a service provided by a SNOMED International Member.