Register Level 2

How to register for Pathogen or Permit Related Items:

The NIH HIV Reagent Program Level 2 registration is for receiving Pathogen or Permit-related items which require Biosafety Level 2 rated laboratory space. The following documents must be submitted to begin the registration process for Level 2. All documents must contain electronic or ink signatures. The NIH HIV Reagent Program can accept Level 2 registration agreements by email, fax or by postal mail. If you have questions about the application process, contact the NIH HIV Reagent Program.
 

Individual Registrations for Level 2

To download a Level 2 Individual Registration Packet, please click here. Registration includes the requirements below:

  • NIH HIV Reagent Program Registration Application The registration application must be completed and signed by the registrant and countersigned by the Program Manager or Department Head of the institution.  
    • This application includes a lab checklist which must be completed and signed by the organization's Biosafety Officer. The form must be filled out to confirm your lab facilities, access policies, material handling procedures, and training practices fulfill the criteria established for the biosafety level guidelines of the CDC/NIH in Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 6th ed. HHS Publication No. (CDC) 93-8395. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control. Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2020. The entire text is available online.
  • Individual Material Transfer Agreement The Individual Material Transfer Agreement must be completed and signed by the registrant and countersigned by a duly authorized signatory capable of legally binding the institution.
  • Biographical Sketch of Principal Investigator/Laboratory Director The sketch, or brief curriculum vitae, must include the educational background, past and present employers and job titles, and a listing of representative publications. Include relevant institutional, departmental or laboratory web site addresses where available and applicable.

 

Institutional Registrations for Level 2

The NIH HIV Reagent Program also accepts Institutional Registrations for entities with more than one eligible researcher.

To download a Level 2 Institutional Registration Packet,
please click here. Registration includes the requirements below:

  • NIH HIV Reagent Program Registration Application The registration application must be completed and signed by the registrant and countersigned by the Program Manager or Department Head of the institution. Additional researchers should fill out the registration application and sign the acknowledgment of MTA.  
    • ‚ÄčThis application includes a lab checklist which must be completed and signed by the organization's Biosafety Officer. The form must be filled out to confirm your lab facilities, access policies, material handling procedures, and training practices fulfill the criteria established for the biosafety level guidelines of the CDC/NIH in Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 6th ed. HHS Publication No. (CDC) 93-8395. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control. Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2020. The entire text is available online.
  • Institutional Material Transfer Agreement The Institutional Material Transfer Agreement (Institutional MTA) must be completed and signed by a duly authorized signatory capable of legally binding the institution.
  • Biographical Sketch of Each Registrant The sketch, or brief curriculum vitae, must include the educational background, past and present employers and job titles, and a listing of representative publications. Include relevant institutional, departmental or laboratory web site addresses where available and applicable.

 

Submitting Instructions

Documents can be e-mailed, faxed or sent via postal mail. 

E-Mail all documents with electronic or ink signatures to: contact@HIVReagentProgram.org

OR

Fax all documents with electronic or ink signatures to: (703) 365-2898

OR

Mail all documents with electronic or ink signatures to:

NIH HIV Reagent Program
Customer Service: Registration
10801 University Boulevard
Manassas, VA 20110-2209

The possession, use and transfer of biological materials is tightly controlled by federal regulations and several government agencies. A complete review of the compliance requirements is important for researchers who may work with such materials.

Please send all required documents in one package and allow one to two weeks after receipt of all registration materials for approval by the NIH HIV Reagent Program and NIAID. Missing information will delay approval and could result in declining the application.

If you have questions about the application process, contact the NIH HIV Reagent Progream.