The medals can be requested by anyone who has worked with ESDC either:
- As Head of the ESDC
- As a member of the Secretariat
- As a member or Chair of the EAB or any of its configurations
- As a regular course director for one of the modular courses
- As a member or Chair of the Steering Committee
If a single person has worked in several capacities for the ESDC, the periods can be cumulated and will be represented with the corresponding number on the medal.