Relying on an External IRB

Below are guidance documents, forms, and helpful links when relying on an external IRB.


Guidelines for Relying on an External IRBUpdated 4/14/17
Guidance for Relying on NCI CIRBUpdated 6/1/17
CIRB Approved Boilerplate Language – Updated 12/20/17
CTTI Considerations – Considerations to Support Communication Between Institutions and Outside IRBs When Responsibilities are Being Assigned for Multicenter Clinical Trial Protocols


IRB Authorization Agreement Template
Application to Request Use of an External IRB- This form can be found on our IRB Forms page by clicking here.

Helpful Links

CIRB website