Your Annual Animal Report Is Due to OLAW Next Month

You have until January 31, 2018, to submit your annual report to NIH's Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW). To see what your report should include and get a sample annual report template, see Annual Report to OLAW.

Your institution sends the signed report as a PDF email attachment to If you have questions or need assistance, call OLAW at 301-496-7163 or email

For other animal-related reporting requirements, see the Know Your Reporting Requirements section of NIAID's Research Using Vertebrate Animals guide.

Content last reviewed on December 20, 2017

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