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If you are at a UK college or university, it’s likely you can sign-in using your username/password for your college or university. Start typing your organisation name below:

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To request a UK Data Service username you will require a one-time code. Enter your email address below to receive a one-time code.

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Terms and conditions

Conditions of use of the username issued above:

By using the username provided to you to enable you to register with the UK Data Service, you are accepting the following terms and conditions:

  1. Your username is strictly confidential and must not be shared with anyone else.
  2. Individuals are issued with a username on the grounds of their entitlement to access resources available to the issuing organisation.
  3. The username should only be used for the purposes of the normal business of the organisation/academic institution.
  4. Access to resources is conditional on users abiding by the licence conditions of each resource.
  5. Any abuse of licence conditions may lead to withdrawal of access.
  6. Personal information provided for the creation of the username will be used by the UK Data Service solely for the purpose of the administration of the account.
  7. Any personal data submitted is accurate, and any changes in that personal data, including educational or employment status, and a change in employer, will be made known to the UK Data Service at the earliest possible opportunity.

Tick the box to agree to the terms and conditions and press 'Submit' to request a username. This will be sent to you by email within three working days with a link to register with the UK Data Service.

Thank you for your application for a username. We aim to process requests within three working days but this may be longer when we have a high volume of requests. We will contact you if we require any further information.