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If you will be collaborating on another person’s data project, or otherwise using data you do not own, this process
allows you to read, acknowledge, and submit the appropriate Data Use Agreements (DUAs) as required prior to
gaining access to the data. In this three-step process, you will:
OMB Control No. 0935-0206 expires 05/31/2025.
Your information will be shared with the data custodian and will be used to follow up in the event of a DUA violation. If you are already a registered
user and any information displayed here is missing or no longer current, please go to
and update your information before completing this process to execute a DUA.
* Required Information
The account holder takes full responsibility for complying with all terms of the Data Use Agreement.
All contact information must be that of the account holder.
The registered account holder name cannot be modified after account creation.
Online DUA Training is required of all HCUP data users. Valid training certification code must be present to qualify
you for data use.
Supply or verify your current contact address.
Please create a password for your new account. Passwords must adhere to current security guidelines, including:
By selecting “Register and continue” you will create an account
with the HCUP Central Distributor. Your E-mail address will
be your username.
Identify the individual who will be allowing you to access their data.
The data custodian’s name is displayed for your reference and the other information is on file.
The E-mail address will be validated by the HCUP Central Distributor to ensure your DUA
submission can be linked with the data custodian.
Identify the database types you will be using.
Review and acknowledge the Data Use Agreement(s) in order to continue.