HBR Forms

Important Notice: From 1 Dec 2020, all submissions (new application, protocol amendment, renewal, closure, incident) to NUS-IRB must be submitted through the iRIMS-IRB.

List of HBR Forms for Download 

1) Please read Submission Instructions and Guidelines for help with submission of applications.

2) These forms are subject to changes as the Human Biomedical Research Act is implemented in phases.

3) The forms are in Microsoft Word format.

4) Please note that all forms and guidelines are only accessible via NUS network for NUS staff and students. If you are off-campus, please connect to VPN first before accessing the the files. VPN link: https://webvpn.nus.edu.sg/dana-na/auth/url_52/welcome.cgi  

For New Applications

Full / Expedited Review / Exemption Review / e-Declarations (Commercial Cell Lines and Human Biological Materials Only)
Determination of HBR
HBR Self-Checklist for PI
For Approved Protocols




Protocol Amendment Form
Study Status Report 
Serious Adverse Event (SAE) Form
Guidelines on SAE Form - Revised Download
Protocol Non-Compliance / Deviation Form  iRIMS-IRB
Guidelines on Protocol Non-Compliance/ Deviation Form - Revised Download
Report of Expected/ Unexpected Events Form iRIMS-IRB
Guidelines on Report of Expected/ Unexpected Events Form - Revised Download
MOH Contravention Form - Revised Download
MOH Unexpected Serious Adverse Event Form - New Download

Human Sample Types Template

Human Sample Types Template (for non-commercial cell lines)


HOD Assessment Form
List of PI and Co-Is Form


Please email all forms / reports to irb@nus.edu.sg.

: Guidelines and Forms are accessible to NUS researchers only. 
For non-NUS researchers, please contact