Attention NSF FastLane and Users - Have You Migrated Your NSF Account

Effective March 26, 2018, NSF implemented a new account management system for FastLane and


New Functionality

  • Users can create and self-manage accounts (personal information and role requests).
  • Administrators will now approve/disapprove role requests, assign and remove roles.


Existing NSF Accounts

  • Existing account holders are advised to login to FastLane/ to initiate migration of their account to the new account management system.
  • Account holders will be asked to verify information to be transferred to the new system.
  • Each user can have only one NSF ID.
  • Account migration is targeted for completion by May 1, 2018.


Helpful Links

  • Existing users can go to the NSF ID Lookup Page to find their NSF ID.
  • If you have an NSF ID and forgot your password, click here.
  • New users can register here, after first checking the NSF ID Lookup Page


Planned Releases

  • This new account management functionality is being released first to the Administrator, PI, AOR, SPO, GRFP Coordinating Official, and Award Cash Management Service (ACM$) groups.
  • NSF plans to eventually expand the new functionality in the future to additional groups including proposal reviewers, SRFP applicants, and NSF staff.