Submitting and updating data

We offer a number of services through which data (including updates) can be submitted to the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA). These technologies provide options appropriate for the scale and frequency of submission, the expertise and capacity of the submitter and the nature of the data to be transferred. The choices below lead users most directly to the appropriate submission route.


Submit to ENA


Email ENA Helpdesk


Programmatic submissions

Most types of submissions can also be made programmatically ... more information.

Study updates

Study updates can be made through Webin or programmatically.

Sample updates

Sample updates can be made through Webin or programmatically.

Assembly updates

For assembly updates please contact

Assembled sequence updates

Updates to assembled sequences can be made here. Please select Update Existing Entry from the left hand menu, fill in all required information and submit the form.

Latest ENA news

12 Jul 2017: Submission service maintenance - 14/7/17 to 17/7/17

Webin submission services will not be available between Friday 14/7...

07 Jul 2017: Update to Aspera server

EBI has built a new Aspera server on up-dated hardware with the latest Aspera version and configuration. This should improve...

06 Jul 2017: ENA Release 132

Release 132 of ENA's assembled/annotated sequences now available

30 Jun 2017: Taxon support for sequence, WGS and assembly in ENA Browser Tools

You can now download sequence, WGS and assembly data by tax ID using ENA Browser Tools

23 Jun 2017: New tools to download data from ENA

Introducing two new tools to make retrieving data from ENA much easier: enaBrowserTools and ENA FTP Downloader.