How to add a user outside of an organization as an admin/editor to Vanta

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Any person appearing on the Vanta people can be added as a Vanta admin or editor, even users outside of an organization and are not in the company's identity provider, or human resources provider. 



  • Make sure the user is added to the Vanta people page



Add user to the people page: 

  1. Go to the Vanta people page
  2. Click +Add a person
  3. Enter in user's first name, last name, email, and start date
  4. Click +Add 

Once user is added to the people page, the user can be added as a Vanta admin/editor: 

  1. Go to Settings 
  2. Go to the Users and permissions page
  3. Select the user from the dropdown under Employee access 
  4. Select permission level, editor/admin: 
  5. Click +Add


Common Issues

Issue: User does not appear in the dropdown menu.

Be sure the user has been added to the Vanta people page, and is showing as an active employee.



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