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All of Us - National Institute of Health (NIH): How to Gain Access

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) All of Us Research

How to Gain Access (Steps 1 & 2)

In order to access the Researcher Workbench Registered and Controlled Tiers, users will need to create a Researcher Workbench account online. 

This tutorial provides a preview of the process.

Registering for access to the Researcher Workbench can be accomplished through four steps. 

Step 1 – Create a Researcher Workbench Account
Complete your researcher profile, sign the Terms of Service, and agree to the Privacy Policy.

Step 2 – Verify your Identity using

Verify your identity using You may need to provide an SSN and a state-issued ID. is a secure sign in service used by the public to sign in to participating government agencies. Participating agencies will ask you to create a account to securely access your information on their website or application.

You can use the same username and password to access any agency that partners with This streamlines your process and eliminates the need to remember multiple usernames and passwords. verifies your identity for the agency. By submitting personal identifiable information (PII), such as your photo ID, you can verify that you are you and not someone pretending to be you. This service only confirms that you are you and does not make any determination on eligibility for agency services.

This brief set of slides provides additional instructions on completing this step. 


How to Gain Access (Steps 3 & 4)

Step 3 – Complete the Responsible Conduct of Research Training
This mandatory training, the Responsible Conduct of Research Training provides education on conducting responsible and ethical research with data from All of Us participants. 

Step 4 – Sign the Data User Code of Conduct.
The Data User Code of Conduct is an agreement that outlines the program’s expectations for researchers. 

Click on the image below for a preview of the Agreement. 

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