Creating a Canva account

Are you ready to start creating awesome graphics in Canva? Follow the instructions below to get started.

Via the home page

Using your email

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your email address
  3. Create a password
  4. Click on Sign Up! 

Using your Google+ or Facebook account

  1. Go to
  2. Click on Facebook or Google+ 
  3. Authorize Canva to access your Facebook or Google account

Tip: When you log in to Canva, you need to use the same method (Facebook, Google+ or email) that you used to sign up.

Join an existing Canva For Work team

Get the most out of Canva For Work by inviting people to join your team. 

To invite:

  1. Go to Your Brand
  2. Click on Team Members
  3. Enter the Email Address of the person you want invite on the box provided
  4. Click on Send Invitations.

To join: 

  1. Open the email invitation from your Team Administrator
  2. Click on Accept Invitation! and you will be directed to the welcome page of your new Canva account.


Getting an error when signing up using Google

This may happen in cases that multiple Google accounts are logged in on the same browser. To check, follow the steps below.

  1. On your Gmail account, click on your profile photo thumbnail found on the upper righthand corner of your screen.
  2. It will display all the accounts logged in, click on Sign Out.
  3. Refresh browser page then try signing up on Canva again

Experiencing a different error? Please report it here.

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