How to obtain EQ-5D

If you are thinking of using EQ-5D but would like to see it first, please download the UK English sample version of the EQ-5D-3L, EQ-5D-5L or the EQ-5D-Y. These versions are for inspection purposes only. If you wish to view a sample version in your language (i.e. not UK English), please contact us.

Sample UK English EQ-5D-3L

Sample UK English EQ-5D-5L

Sample UK English EQ-5D-Y

If you have already seen EQ-5D and/or decided to go ahead and use it,  please register your study/trial/project or other first by completing the EQ-5D registration form. The EuroQol Office will then contact you by e-mail and inform you about the terms and conditions which apply to your use of the EQ-5D, including licensing fees (if applicable). Please allow 5 working days to receive this reply.

EQ-5D registration form


Licensing fees are determined by the EuroQol Office on the basis of the user information provided on the registration form. The amount is dependent upon the type of study/trial/project, funding source, sample size and number of requested languages. You are not obligated to purchase by registering.


Please note that without the prior written consent of the EuroQol Office, you are not permitted to i.e. use, reproduce, alter, amend, convert, translate, publish or make available in whatever way (digital, hard-copy etc.) the EQ-5D and related proprietary materials.

The EuroQol Research Foundation stresses that any and all copyrights in the EQ-5D, its (digital) representations, and its translations exclusively vest in the EuroQol Research Foundation. EQ-5D™ is a trade mark of the EuroQol Research Foundation.