Ensure your local site is publicly accessible (You can use ngrok for this purpose).
Set up a functioning SMTP server for Moodle's outgoing mail (You can utilize mailpit or mailcatcher for email testing).
Install a new site and provide admin user and front page information.
Verify that after installation, you are automatically redirected to the registration page with the message 'Complete your registration' displayed.
Complete the form, including subscribing to the Notifications/News and Moodle Newsletter lists by ticking the relevant boxes and entering in an email.
Verify that the confirmation page is displayed.
Verify that you have received emails saying that you have been added to the security and communications mailing lists.
Go to Registration in the Site administration.
Verify that there is a message saying that your site is registered and that all information entered in step 1 is filled in correctly.
Try updating your registration and verify that it was successful.
Go to Scheduled tasks in the Site administration, find the 'Site registration' scheduled task and click the 'Run now' link (alternatively, configure the task to run ASAP).
Verify that the task completes without any errors.
Using the Moodle.com contact form, complete details about your registration with your site URL ( and this issue number and ask them to check that your site is indeed registered, with emails added to the security and communications mailing lists.
Go to Registration in the Site administration and click the Unregister button at the bottom of the page.