Request an NSF 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 As a result of this change, MIT can no longer create new account IDs. Creating IDs for NSF is now self-service. 

Requesting an NSF Account

To request a 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 Account

To affiliate an existing account with MIT, users with an NSF 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