Information about how registered users can apply for access to Controlled data via the UK Data Service Secure Lab is available below.
Access to the Secure Lab is currently only available to researchers based at a UK academic institution or an ESRC-funded research centre.
PhD and research students can also request access but will need to apply jointly with their supervisors.
Access to our Office for National Statistics datasets is restricted to ONS Approved Researchers under the Statistics and Registration Services Act of 2007.
Access to our non-government data is restricted to ESRC Accredited Researchers.
To apply for access to Controlled data via the Secure Lab:
If your project has additional researchers please refer to Team projects for information on how to add researchers to your project.
Login may be disrupted between 07.00 and 09.00 on Tuesday 23 September 2014 during system upgrades. Secure Lab access will not be affected.