Submittable enables you to prevent multiple submissions from a single submitter, so that submitters are only able to make one submission per form. To enable limited submissions, follow these steps:

  1. Click on Forms if you are using Submittable's original form engine. Click on Projects if you are using Submittable's new form engine.

  2. Select the Form/Project for which you want to limit submissions.

  3. Click on the General Settings tab.

  4. Scroll down and check the box that says Limit Multiple Submissions.

Please note, if any previous submissions from users have been deleted or have been marked as Declined or Withdrawn, those users will be allowed to submit again. If you wish to prevent multiple submissions from these users, you can do this by changing the status of any previous submissions to Completed so that they’ll continue to be blocked from resubmitting.

Please refer to the following list to see how the Limit Multiple Submissions feature applies when submitters have previously submitted work to your organization.

New: Cannot resubmit
Accepted: Cannot resubmit
Completed: Cannot resubmit
Declined: Can resubmit
Withdrawn: Can resubmit
Previous Submission Deleted: Can resubmit

Note:  If you do not see the Limit Multiple Submissions option in the General Settings tab, please contact us here so we can turn this feature on for you.


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