UW Research

Policies, Procedures and Guidance

SOP Certificate of Confidentiality Apply for, Extend, Modify


Researchers use these procedures to request a federal Certificate of Confidentiality (CoC).

Change Notes

Clarify information about expiration dates for CoCs – 08.26.2021
Updated to describe additional changes to NIH online application system – 05.27.2021
Updates to describe the revised process for applying for an NIH CoC – 03.27.2020
Added Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a funder that automatically issues CoCs. – 11.30.2018