Use this form to request a No-Cost Extension (NCE) from the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA). Complete the required fields below to initiate the request. If multiple projects or accounts are associated with your award, please note that you should only submit one NCE for each award.  The request will be submitted per NASA Guidelines by the Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG).

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NASA requires an updated Progress Report for all No-Cost Extensions. Attach a current Progress Report in PDF format that covers your efforts to date.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.

For more information on what needs to be included in your Progress Report, please visit Electronic Progress Reports for NASA Grants. If you encounter any problems attaching your progress report to this request, please contact For all other reporting questions, please directly contact Betty Rasmussen at

This NCE is considered late. Please provide an explanation of why this request is late.

Use this online Date Calendar to find out if your request is within the appropriate timeframe.

*Per Sponsor requirements, please limit your justification to 1000 Characters. Use the Online Character Counter to double check before submitting your request.

Recipients may extend the expiration date of an award if additional time beyond the established end date is required to assure adequate completion of the original scope of work within the funds already made available. For this purpose, the recipient may make a one-time no-cost extension, not to exceed 12 months, prior to the established expiration date. A no-cost extension may not be requested for the sole purpose of spending unobligated funds.
Are updated compliance documents required? (IRB / IACUC / IBC data)
Select all that compliance documents that require updates.
To extend additional subawards, please provide the project number, Sub name, and the new end date of each additional sub in the space below. If you have questions, please contact