CNGB data access

Welcome to CNGB data access

CNGB Data Access (CDA) belongs to CNGBdb,which provides users with the approval, authorization, and distribution of controlled data. The metadata and data-related documentation for the research project can be retrieved in CNGBdb, but users must submit a data permission request to CDA before using the controlled data. They only can download and use the controlled data after being approved and authorized by CDA.

Note: For those applied Controlled Data involving the Human Genetic Resources (HGR), the principal investigator, your institution(s), and all your collaborators guarantee that all the activities (including but not limited to collection, preservation, utilization, external provision, or open access of HGR information) that you have carried out or will carry out in response to the applied data comply with the relevant Administrative regulations on HGR (including but not limited to “The Regulation of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of Human Genetic Resources”). For those applications involving the external provision of HGR information, if the recordation for external provision of HGR information is terminated or revoked by China's MoST (Ministry of Science and Technology), CNGBdb has the right to take corresponding measures (including but not limited to immediately suspend the service, terminate the service or delete the corresponding information, etc.) when receiving the notice or discovering the aforementioned situation through other ways.

Before you apply for data permission, please read "User Instructions", "Privacy and Security Policy", "Terms and Conditions", "Sample and Data Sharing Principle", "Data Access Guide" carefully. By continuing to apply for data permissions through CNGBdb, you have carefully read and fully understood the above documents and agree to be bound by all the terms in the above documents. If you do not accept or cannot fully understand the above documents, please do not apply for data permission through CNGBdb.

Application process for access to controlled-access datasets:

Search for data of interest
Download application form
Submit your application by email
Waiting for approval progress of feedback by email
Download data

Data approval process:

submit materials and apply for data permissions
Initial review of the application materials and send the application materials to the data owner
Final review of the application materials and send the final decision to the data reviewer

Data submission:

Download the application form:Download01
Send the application form by email:Send email02

1. Download the application form and fill in the relevant information according to the requirements in the template.

2. Click the “Send mail” button to send the completed template to

3. Wait for feedback from reviewers, the results of approval will be feedback within 10 working days.