Change in the eRA Commons Registration Process

Notice Number: NOT-OD-16-056

Key Dates
Release Date:   January 20, 2016

Related Announcements

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)


The purpose of this Guide Notice is to inform potential registrants of a change in the eRA Commons Registration process.  NIH currently requires the registering institution to submit a faxed copy of eRA Commons Registration form containing the printed name, signature and date of the registering institutions’ Signing Official (SO).  Effective 01/24/2016, NIH will no longer require a signed faxed copy of the registration form.  Institutions registering into eRA Commons after the effective date will be required to sign the registration form electronically. 



Please direct all inquiries to:

Division of Grants Policy
Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA)
Telephone: 301-435-0949