Use this form if requsting a no cost extention from NIH. Complete the following fields to initiate the request. If multiple projects or accounts are associated with your award, only one submission is needed. The request will be submitted per sponsor procedures by your Contract or Grant Officer

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Please provide one of the following award references.
Enter proposal (preferred), award or project number.
Please provide a brief justification for the late submission The request was due greater than 10 days before expiration of the award.

How many NCE requests have you submitted for this award?

Second NCE requests require additional documentation. Please upload PDFs of a current progress report and budget as separate documents.

For more information on what should be included in the Progress Report, please visit or contact

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.

Please submit your Budget using the PHS398 form.

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf xlsx.
What is the reason for the NCE request? Include the reason(s) the project was not completed within the original period of performance. NIH has a 1200 character limit for justification for extension.

Is my text longer than 1200 characters? Use the Online Character Counter to double check before submitting your request.

Note:  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 compliance documents that require updates.