Logging In

Logging in to the NRDR portal provides you access to all registries (e.g. GRID, LCSR) to which you are registered. To log in, enter your user name and password in the fields in the upper right corner of the home page and click the Log In button.NRDR Login Screen

If this is the first time you have logged in and you are using a temporary password you will be prompted to change it. Refer to Manage Your Account for details on how to change your password or to get a new password if you have forgotten it.


The top part of each page displays a status bar showing your name, NRDR facility ID, and facility name. Select the Logout link to terminate your session. NRDR Status Bar

A link to the online Help pages appears in the upper right-hand corner of each page. 

Facility Context

For users with access to multiple facilities, the facility ID and name fields are displayed as a pick list, to allow the user to quickly switch between facilities without having to log out and log back in.

NRDR Status Bar - Multiple Facilities


The left side of each page displays the menu. The NRDR menu appears on all generic NRDR pages, which are distinguished from pages belonging to specific registries by the NRDR banner at the top of the page. Click theExpand Buttonbutton to expand a menu item or click theCollapse Buttonbutton to collapse it.

NRDR Registries Menu - CollapsedNRDR Registries Menu - Expanded

Select a registry by clicking the appropriate link under Registries in the NRDR menu. The registry home page appears, with the registry banner at the top of the page and the registry-specific menu to the left. To return to the NRDR menu from a registry menu, click on NRDR at the bottom of the menu. DIR Home Page


Search filters are available on most data entry pages. You can use these filters to search for forms within a specific date range or other search criteria, depending on the registry.

If you enter invalid data or perform an incorrect action, the system displays a red error message next to the invalid item, if applicable, and at the bottom of the page. 

Do not use the Back button on your browser to navigate to a form; doing so will prevent your data from being stored in the registry. Always use the Data Collection menu items on each registry’s menu to navigate to a form.

For security purposes, your session will terminate automatically after 20 minutes of inactivity. Any entries you may have made since clicking the Save button will be lost.

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