Information on the registration and ordering process is available by selecting one of the following options:

UK university or college users

If you are a student or member of staff at a UK institution of higher or further education (UK HE/FE), you can register with us using the username and password issued to you by your institution.

To register with the UK Data Service:

  1. Click 'Register'
  2. Click 'Register with the UK Data Service' under New users
  3. Enter/select your organisation*, then click 'Continue'
  4. Login using your username and password
  5. Select 'New user' and then complete the registration form
  6. Agree to the End User Licence (EUL), which outlines the terms and conditions of use of the Service, and then follow the instructions to complete your registration

Once registration is complete you will be able to download/order data from us.

* Note: If your username was issued to you by the UK Data Archive and begins with 'ukd', you need to enter 'UK Data Archive' as your organisation.

Other UK users
Non UK users
Commercial users

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The UK Data Service website will be undergoing an upgrade to our systems from Thursday 23 August until Wednesday 29 August inclusive. Some parts of the current website, account area and data catalogue will be unavailable. Normal services are expected to resume on 30 August 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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