4.3 Create new user roles

Before you start

  • A system role is a specific role in OpenCRVS that has specific responsibilities and access to different parts of the app. By creating new user roles and mapping to the system roles. You can have different users eg. Healthcare Worker and Police Office have the same permissions in OpenCRVS

  • A National System Admins can create new user types

  • You can create more than one user type for each system role


  1. Navigate to the User roles page

  2. Click change on the System Role that you would like to add a new user type for

  3. Enter the name of the user type

  4. Add the the translation if required

  5. Click Apply

  6. The new user type will now be available in user creation

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