Create a test iModel from a Bentley provided sample

Create a Test iTwin and an iModel from a Bentley provided sample

The quickest way to get access to a cloud hosted iModel is by creating a Test iTwin and an iModel seeded with Bentley provided sample data.

  1. Go to
  2. Click the Sign In button and sign-in using your Bentley account credentials
    • If you have not already registered, click Register now and complete the registration process.
  3. Click on your user icon and navigate to the My iTwins page
  4. Click the + New button
  5. Give your Test iTwin a name
  6. Click Save
  7. iModels in the newly created test iTwin will be listed (it will not have any iModels)
  8. Click the + New button to create a new iModel
  9. Give your test iModel a name
  10. Select Create iModel from Bentley Sample
  11. Choose one of templates
  12. Click the Save button and wait until your iModel is created

Metrostation Sample

A metrostation located in Philadelphia. Contains platform, rails, and subway cars.



Soccer stadium in Singapore. Features landscape details and a metro station. This is the largest sample iModel.


Retail Building Sample

Cafe and apartments.


Bay Town Process Plant

Simple processing plant. This is the smallest sample iModel.


House Sample

Features several 2D drawings and sheets.