Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

HTA Portal user guide

Only authorised users can use the HTA Portal to securely submit their 2020 annual activity data.

The HTA Portal will open for data submissions at 9.00am on 11 January 2021 and will close at 5.00pm on 31 March 2021. Please note it is a standard condition on your licence to supply us with this data.

Logging in to the HTA Portal

You can access the Portal at the following web address: https://portal.hta.gov.uk/. This is the welcome screen:

Your username will be the name created when you first registered. Please test your access to the HTA Portal as soon as you can to prevent any delays in submitting your data.

If you have forgotten your password you can reset your password by using the ‘Request new password’ link.

Registering a new account

If you have never logged into the HTA Portal before, you will need to register as a new user.

To register for a new account, click the ‘Create new account’ on the welcome screen.

Registration is simple but your account will need to be verified and linked to your licence by HTA staff. This will only take place during the HTA’s office hours, which are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Please allow one working day for this to happen.

Register for a new user account

Once you have registered for an account, you are advised to change your password after you have logged into the Portal. See ‘Managing your user account’ below for details on how to change your password.

Managing your user account

Once you have logged into the HTA Portal, you will be taken to the home page which is personalised depending on the licensed activities along with some guidance. You can access this page at any time by clicking on the HTA logo or by clicking ‘home’.

Note: The Annual Activity form will not be available for you to view or complete on the HTA Portal until 11 January 2021.

To change your password or amend any of your user account details, click on ‘Edit’. In order to change your password you will need to provide your current password.

To change your password or amend any of your user account details, click on ‘Edit’. In order to change your password you will need to provide your current password.

Your licence information

You will be able to review the details we hold for any licences which you are authorised to view. Licence numbers can be found on the top row of the page. By clicking on the number you will be able to see details we hold about the licensed premises, the Designated Individual, Persons Designated and any Satellite Sites.

Last updated on: 16 Dec 2020