Register Level 3

How to register for Select Agent and Biosafety Level 3 Items:

The third level of registration is for Select Agents and items requiring Biosafety Level 3 rated laboratory space. Registration for these items requires extensive laboratory descriptions and proof of eligibility from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or USDA to receive these items. This registration also includes access to level 1 and level 2 materials. All documents must contain original, ink signatures. BEI Resources can accept Level 3 registration agreements by email, fax or by postal mail. If you have questions about the application process, contact BEI Resources.

Individual Registrations for Level 3

To download a Level 3 Individual Registration Packet, please click here. Registration includes the requirements below:

  • BEI Resources Registration Application The registration application must be completed and signed by the registrant and countersigned by the Program Manager or Department Head of the institution.
  • Individual Material Transfer Agreement The Individual Material Transfer Agreement must be completed and signed by the registrant and countersigned by a duly authorized signatory capable of legally binding the institution.
  • Profile of Your Institution or Company On your organization's letterhead, provide a brief description of your institution or company, including a web site address.
  • Biographical Sketch of Principal Investigator/Laboratory Director The sketch, or brief curriculum vitae, must include the educational background, past and present employers and job titles, and a listing of representative publications. Include relevant institutional, departmental or laboratory web site addresses where available and applicable.
  • Laboratory Facility Description and Biosafety Containment Level of Facility The Biosafety Level 3 Checklist must be completed and signed by the registrant and the organization's Biosafety Officer. The form must be filled out to confirm your lab facilities, access policies, material handling procedures, and training practices fulfill the criteria established for the biosafety level guidelines of the CDC/NIH in Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 5th ed. HHS Publication No. (CDC) 93-8395. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control. Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2009. The entire text is available online.

    If you are registered to work with select agents, you will need to supply your Registration Number and expiration date on the Checklist.

     

Institutional Registrations for Level 3

BEI Resources also accepts Institutional Registrations for entities with more than one eligible researcher.

To download a Level 3 Institutional Registration Packet,
please click here. Registration includes the requirements below:

  • BEI Resources Registration ApplicationThe registration application must be completed and signed by the registrant and countersigned by the Program Manager or Department Head of the institution. Additional researchers should be listed in the Additional Registrant Appendix.
  • Institutional Material Transfer Agreement The Institutional Material Transfer Agreement (Institutional MTA) must be completed and signed by a duly authorized signatory capable of legally binding the institution.
  • Profile of the Institution or Company On the organization's letterhead, provide a brief description of the institution or company, including a web site address.
  • Biographical Sketch of Each Registrant The sketch, or brief curriculum vitae, must include the educational background, past and present employers and job titles, and a listing of representative publications. Include relevant institutional, departmental or laboratory web site addresses where available and applicable.
  • Laboratory Facility Description and Biosafety Containment Level of Facility The Biosafety Level 3 Checklist must be completed and signed by the registrant and the organization's Biosafety Officer. The form must be filled out to confirm your lab facilities, access policies, material handling procedures, and training practices fulfill the criteria established for the biosafety level guidelines of the CDC/NIH in Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 5th ed. HHS Publication No. (CDC) 93-8395. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control. Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2009. The entire text is available online.

    If you are registered to work with select agents, you will need to supply your Registration Number and expiration date on the Checklist.

 

Submitting Instructions

Documents can be e-mailed, faxed or sent via postal mail. 

E-Mail all documents with original ink signatures to: contact@beiresources.org

OR

Fax all documents with original ink signatures to: (703) 365-2898

OR

Mail all documents with original ink signatures to:

BEI Resources
Customer Service: Registration
10801 University Boulevard
Manassas, VA 20110-2209

The possession, use and transfer of biological materials is tightly controlled by federal regulations and several government agencies. A complete review of the compliance requirements is important for researchers who may work with such materials.

Please send all required documents in one package and allow two to three weeks after receipt of all registration materials for approval by BEI Resources and NIAID. Missing information will delay approval and could result in declining the application.

If you have questions about the application process, contact BEI Resources.