Request an NSF FastLane Account

To Request a FastLane Account

To request a FastLane account for a PI (this includes fellowship applicants) please email the following information to nsf-help@mit.edu

  • First Name
  • Middle Initial (If applicable)
  • Last Name
  • Office Email Address
  • Office Phone
  • Office Fax (If applicable)
  • Highest Degree
  • Year Awarded

     

To Affiliate an Existing Fastlane Account

To affiliate an existing Fastlane account with MIT users with an NSF Fastlane Account from another organization* must login as PI and edit their Organization info to MIT. NOTE: there are two MIT Organization entries. The correct MIT is NSF ID 0021782000.

*nsf-help@mit.edu  is not able do this for the user.

To Request an Other Authorized User (OAU) Account

To request an Other Authorized User (OAU) account for proposal preparers using a Fastlane Proposal PIN number from PI, please email the following information to nsf-help@mit.edu

  • First Name
  • Middle Initial (If applicable)
  • Last Name
  • Office Email Address

Password Reset

To change your current password, use the Change Password link available on the top right when you sign in to Fastlane. 

If you have forgotten your password, or are having issues signing in, please use the ‘Change Password’ option on Research.gov’s My Profile page. 

If you continue to have password issues, please contact the NSF directly at 1-800-673-6188 or fastlane@nsf.gov.