Forms & Instructions
Follow the steps below to submit an application:
- Contact the appropriate DSHS Program (Alphabetical List of Programs and Contacts). Discuss what you need and determine the best way to present your request. Commonly requested data comes from the following programs,
- If the program determines an IRB application is required, you will submit the initial review application and all future continuing review and amendment applications directly to the program. Follow their instructions for the program submission procedures (e.g., electronic or mailed).
- Reference the IRB Submission Checklist. Complete the IRB application and forms available below. Include the IRB Submission Checklist and any additional materials to ensure a substantial IRB review process.
- Sign and date the application. Send the complete submission to the Program Contact. The Program Contact will obtain all required approvals and forward the submission to the IRB Office.
Reference the Meeting Schedule & Submission Deadline page. Applications received after the submission deadline that require a full board review process will be scheduled for the following meeting date. Applications that meet an expedited review process will be scheduled for the subsequent review session.
Principal Investigator Forms
DSHS/HHSC Program Forms
Sample MOU/DUA Templates (read-only)