Information about how registered users can apply for access to Controlled data via the UK Data Service Secure Lab.
Access to the Secure Lab is available to researchers who can fulfil the access requirements for the data required:
Access to our Office for National Statistics datasets is restricted to ONS Accredited 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:
Please note that the application process can take some time - from a few weeks to three months, before access is granted.
If your project has additional researchers please refer to Team projects for information on how to add researchers to your project.
The UK Data Service has recently upgraded its data discovery and access systems. Read more about the changes to our new Data Catalogue and ‘My Account’ area.