Surf Filesender

How to Use: SURFfilesender

Why SURFfilesender?

Send any file, large or small

Ideal for sending large files (up to 500 GB), like research data. Smaller files are also easily and quickly sent.

Send files securely with encryption

You can send your files up to 2 GB extra securely using encryption. You determine who has access to your valuable files. Click on the link below and log in to Surffilesender.

Log in and select your institution.

Fill in Maastricht and select Maastricht University.

Fill in your Username and Password.

After logging in, you can see the SURF Filesender window. You can share files by sending the recipient a link to the file. Fill in the form below as you see fit and press Send. (Note: Encryption is not possible for files larger > 250 MB, please don’t send sensitive files without encryption.
You should send the password in a separate email message or call the person with the password.

You will see an confirmation after sending the link successfully.

The file has been saved under “ My Files “ for reference.

You can also reverse the process by sending a link to a recipient to allow them to send you a file. This is called the “Guest voucher“ function.

Guest Voucher

A Voucher allows someone to send you a file.

To create a voucher, enter an email address then select Send Voucher.

An email will be sent to the recipient with a link to use the Voucher.

Fill in the form below to send a “Guest Voucher“

After sending the link, you will get a confirmation:

For more information visit the FAQ: