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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Please input the Department Research Administrator (DRA) for this award. If the DRA is different from the Requester, please use OCG's online Directory and navigate to the department where the DRA will be listed under Financial Contact.

Please provide the following project identifiers below. Optional: If you know your project's Proposal Number and/or Project Number, please provide that as well.
This NCE is considered late. Please provide an explanation of why this request is late.
The Sponsor only allows extensions up to 12 months.
Please provide a reason for your request. Be sure to briefly include what work still needs to be accomplished within the original scope of work. 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. This one-time extension may not be exercised merely for the purpose of using the unliquidated balances. *Per Sponsor requirements, please limit your justification to 1000 Characters. You can use the Online Character Counter below to double check before submitting your request.

Use this Online Character Counter to double check before submitting your request.

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. For more information on what needs to be included in your Progress Report, please refer to How to Submit Progress Reports. 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
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
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