Wikipedia:Removing administrator rights

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"WP:RAR" redirects here. For the venue for requesting new articles, see Wikipedia:Requested articles.
For information on individual cases of removal of administrator rights, see Wikipedia:Requests for de-adminship.

The Wikipedia community grants administrator permissions to contributors via the requests for adminship process. The community also has the power to remove administrator access from any contributor.

Established processes for removal of administrator access include:

There have been proposals to implement other means of doing this, such as a process mirroring the adminship request process. See Wikipedia:Requests for de-adminship and Wikipedia:Removing administrator rights/Proposal.

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