Adding collaborators to private packages owned by a user account

As an npm user with a paid user account, you can another npm user with a paid account as a collaborator on a private package you own.

Note: The user you want to add as a collaborator on your private package must have a paid user account. To sign up for a paid account, they can visit https://https://www.npmjs.com/settings/username/billing, replacing username with their npm username.

Granting access to a private user package on the web

  1. On the npm website, go to the package to which you want to add a collaborator: https://www.npmjs.com/package/<your-package-name>
  2. On the package page, under “Collaborators”, click +.
  3. Enter the npm username of the collaborator.
  4. Click Submit.

Granting private package access from the command line interface

To add a collaborator to a package on the command line, run the following command, replacing <user> with the npm username of your collaborator, and <your-package-name> with the name of the private package:

npm owner add <user> <your-package-name>

Granting access to private Org packages

To grant an npm user access to private Org packages, you must have an Org owner add them to your Org, then add them to a team that has access to the private package. For more information, see “Adding members to your Org”.


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