Estimated Review Timeline

These guidelines help to explain the usual review timelines.

Review Type Pre-review* Board Review** Final Processing***
Exempt Review Up to 2 weeks N/A 1 week
Expedited Review Up to 2 weeks Up to 2 weeks 1 week
Convened Board Up to 2 weeks 1-5 weeks, depending on meeting schedule 1 week


*Pre-review includes time to complete initial pre-review of submission. Does not include time needed for PI to address revision requests and review of revisions.

** Convened board review time is time pre-review is complete until next scheduled convened board meeting. Additional revisions required by board and time caused by deferral are not included.

***Final Processing includes time from board approval to determination letter being sent and all documents processed.