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Online Services

Our on-line services are designed to give you easier access to NSERC's on-line systems.

Update on NSERCís Research Portal

As of spring 2013, researchers and institutional administrators will use the Research Portal and the Canadian Common CV to apply to some NSERC programs and to review/approve applications. For more information, please consult the Resource Centre.

Accessibility Notice

If you cannot access the following content, please contact the On-line Services Helpdesk by e-mail at or by telephone at 1-855-275-2861. Indicate the e-mail address and telephone number where you can be reached.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, resources have been shifted to administer various programs and initiatives in response to COVID-19. We strongly encourage you to send any questions about our online services to the Online Services Helpdesk by email at


Our Pilot Site is no longer available. The On-line System may be used for training purposes; however, test applications must not be submitted to NSERC.

For Authorized Institutional Representatives: Before you register to access the On-line System or the Financial Data Submission and Reconciliation (FDSR) System, ensure that you have completed, signed and emailed the pertinent registration form to NSERC and read the instructions and the frequently asked questions provided. You will find the forms, instructions and frequently asked questions, for one or the other system, at the On-line System Overview and FDSR Overview pages.

On-line System Users
Select On-line System Login to create or access an application.
Financial Data Submission and Reconciliation
The Financial Data Submission and Reconciliation (FDSR) System is for academic institution officials who electronically transmit their annual financial data.