Request an NSF FastLane Account

Request an NSF FastLane/ Account

NSF changed their account registration process to provide each new user with a single profile and unique identifier (i.e., NSF ID) to login to FastLane and As a result of this change, MIT can no longer create new FastLane/ account ID’s. Creating ID’s for NSF is now self-service. The following links are provided for your convenience.

Requesting an NSF FastLane/ Account

To request a FastLane/ account, you can register yourself at the link below:

If you need to request a role, you will need MIT’s UEI #: E2NYLCDML6V1. RAS will be notified of your role request and will review it.

Affiliating 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 request a new role with MIT’s UEI number above.

Password Reset

To change your current password, use the Change Password link when you sign in to - My Profile.

If you have forgotten your password or NSF ID, or are having issues signing in, please use the Change Password or Forgot?/Look Up NSF ID options on’s User Sign-in page.

If you continue to have password issues, please contact the NSF directly at 1-800-381-1532 or

NSF Fast Lane Password